All we have is subjective morality

You must have engaged with a theist who claims that atheists have no basis for morality, and with their claim of morality being subjective then atheists cannot maintain that rape or murder is wrong, so are free to rape and plunder without consequence? This is a prime example of how religion removes any notion of … Continue reading All we have is subjective morality

Feminism: Why do so many oppose it?

Women have been oppressed, dominated and treated like property by men for as long as humanity has existed, and no more so in religious circles. As soon as women decide to stand up and become empowered, many men feel threatened and actually adopt an 'anti-feminism' stance, because women just want equality? Oxford Dictionary describes feminism … Continue reading Feminism: Why do so many oppose it?

Why do theists insist atheists are all psychopaths?

As well all know, 'atheists' enjoy nothing more than building a fire in their garden, inviting round a few devout 'Satanists' round to sacrifice a virgin or two (if we can find some), and feast on fresh babies. Why would we do this I hear you ask? It's simple, atheists are morally bankrupt, have no … Continue reading Why do theists insist atheists are all psychopaths?

Sentience: Animal Ethics

'Sentient' means having the power of perception; consciousness. Sentient beings display emotions, be that fear, love or reactions to their surroundings, and the ability to feel emotion, recognise pain, or sensation. It's derived from the Latin root word 'sentire' which along with 'sentientem' means sense, or feeling. In Buddhism 'Skandas' are the 'five aggregates of … Continue reading Sentience: Animal Ethics