Can You Be Good Without God?

As Dostoevsky said, “If God does not exist, everything is permissible.”

 (c) Can Stock Photo
(c) Can Stock Photo

Theists claim that people could not do good without God. But, people do good things all the time, even without believing in God. Atheists, agnostics and people of all stripes can do good things and they do good things.

Obviously, believing in God is not a prerequisite to doing good things. A better question, is whether good can exist without God?

If God does not exist, what basis exists for determining good or bad? Right or wrong? Continue reading “Can You Be Good Without God?”

Counter-Critiquing the Moral Argument for God

At the 9/11 Museum underneath the World Trade Center
At the 9/11 Museum underneath the World Trade Center

The moral argument for God is one of the basic arguments for proving that God exists. In this piece I follow a critique Dr. William Lane Craig presents of a critique done by Richard Dawkins of the moral argument for God. Continue reading “Counter-Critiquing the Moral Argument for God”