Utilitarianism or Evolution Do Not Explain Grounding for Our Objective Moral Duties

Do we have universal and objective moral values and duties to do what's right? If we do, what grounds them? Atheists and agnostics frequently suggest our social development, the heritability of social traits, or utilitarianism offer an explanation of grounding, yet these explanations fail for several reasons. Below I have identified the reasons. Do we …

A #Christian Interview with Two #Pagans and a Skeptic: @OceanTheWizard, @Yrysbryd, and @TheBiblicalAth1

I have been conversing on social media and YouTube with a couple of pagans about their beliefs, yet I feel I've never received full clarity. Accordingly, I engaged them in an "interview" today to try to cement my understand. Below I have presented the conversation, which at times is somewhat amusing. Dear Ocean the Wizard …

Where Did Our Moral Obligation to Follow the Golden Rule Originate?

Unlike all other life forms on our planet, humans are unique in that we are innately wired with the knowledge that we have certain moral obligations to do what’s right. No other life forms have these obligations. In other words, animals who forcibly copulate, kill, or take food from one another are not bound by …