C.S. Lewis calls it the Moral Law. It’s presence has converted many athiests to Chrisitians. Where does our sense of right and wrong come from?
In my recent post , I proposed a question to any atheists who cared to respond.
“Can you tell me what is intrinsically wrong with herding human beings into camps then systematically ending their lives? What is objectively wrong about it?
Do not tell me how it makes you feel or that everyone just knows.
Do not tell me what’s illegal about it. Tell me why it’s negative. Please explain how it is wrong in an absolute way.”
Given several days to ponder and discuss, they offered several.
One answer: morality is something societies slowly discover. Society gradually grows into an ever-progressing moral value system. We are more moral now than we were in the past.
I challenged: 1. Not intrinsic, not objective, not absolute. 2. Do you mean that there is an objective standard set apart from us that we are discovering? Then what is that and where did it come…
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