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A moral compass

July 2008 - A moral compassLess than 50 years ago Christian religious observance was widespread and exposed us all to common ideas of what was right and wrong. It was reinforced by school curricula. With the decay of organised religion, and diversification of curricula, where do we as a community derive our views of right and wrong?

Indoctrination and fear
by Carl Mather - 16/07/2008 - 31 comments
The source of our morals
by John Ness - 15/07/2008 - 32 comments
Morals or ethics
by John Turner - 11/07/2008 - 26 comments
Why Christians do not believe in morality
by Peter Sellick - 9/07/2008 - 31 comments
Atheism: the default ethical position of humanity
by David Nicholls - 8/07/2008 - 64 comments
If you can get away with it, just do it
by Graham Preston - 7/07/2008 - 69 comments

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