[LMB] CoC: Chapter 12 -- Things fall apart -- free will and godly actions

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sat May 9 21:16:04 BST 2015


On Sat, 9 May 2015 10:23:04 -0400, Walter S Bushell <proto at panix.com>
wrote:

>
>> On May 9, 2015, at 10:06 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>> 
>> More than that - it seems that believers are often *less* ethical than
>> non-believers, which is counter-intuitive.
>
>Butt you see, they have a god that can forgive them, so no biggie. 
>A non believer has to live with the guilt. 

But many believers believe that atheists can *have* no guilt, because
you can't have an ethical system without an enforcer.
-- 

Marc

In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.  Like medicine, the test of its 
value is not in its taste but in its effect.  - J. W. Fullbright


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