Whence Morality?

Darwin and Wallace

Darwin and Wallace

Here’s a fun article from the Huffington Post on this Darwin Day, 2016. Darwin Day Revelation: Evolution, Not Religion, Is the Source of Morality After cherry picking a “creationist” whopper and linking to a questionable transitional creature as “abundant new fossil evidence,” the author goes on to say:

. . . the problem with religious morality is evident: it’s frozen in time. Yeezy Boost 350 Donna If morals came down the mountain with Moses or through an angel’s pen, progress makes no sense. legend zen for sale That’s precisely the stand that ISIS and Christian Reconstructionists take.

So on top of it all he lumps those Jews and Christians who uphold the ten commandments with . mu legend power leveling . . ISIS. Nice one, HuffPo. I have to ask though, just how are the ten commandments “outdated”? A compelling case can be made for their being absolutely necessary as a basis for a just society, as has been done by Dennis Prager in his excellent video series, and as we here at Salvo have done in many articles (see Secular Fantasies: The Golden Rule Is Powerless Without Judeo-Christian Presuppositions). Maglie Cleveland Cavaliers Below is a list of The Ten Commandments. mu legend zen

  • I ask you, which one of these do you object to for being outdated? Which ones are found in nature? (Take a hard look at numbers 6 through 10) 1. I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Asics Soldes You shall have no other gods before Me. 2. mu legend zen for sale Air Foamposite One You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. 3. You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain. buy mu legend zen 4. Jordan Eclipse Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.

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  • Now it’s true that Darwin was squeamish about following the logical implications of his theory. But he clearly provided the basic arguments used by those who came after him, and eugenics was certainly logically connected to his theory. Asics Pas Cher If you truly believe that human progress depends on unfettered survival of the fittest, and if modern societies have done their best to counteract natural selection, then you are left with two choices for saving the human race: Go back to the old law of the jungle or impose some kind of artificial selection—in other words, eugenics. . . .

    Read the rest of the interview here: How Has Darwinism Affected Politics and the Culture? An Interview with John West, author of Darwin Day in America. Here’s a quote from another famous man born this day. mu2legendzen Asics Gel Noosa m?skie “Near eighty years ago we began by declaring that all men are created equal; but now from that beginning we have run down to the other declaration, that for SOME men to enslave OTHERS is a “sacred right of self-government.” These principles can not stand together.

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