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The Way I See It: Can I Still Be A Christian If...?

The Way I See It: Can I Still Be A Christian If...? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Being a Christian seems really confusing in this day and age and I have some legitimate questions. I know at least some of my morals will conflict with mainstream Christianity, so I'm hoping they will make a few compromises and still accept me. This is an open letter extending to any Christian or atheist who wishes to reply and shed some light on these questions.

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craigolson01's comment, February 26, 2012 5:16 AM
It's really an issue of who is boss. Do I want to access the benefits of Christianity while maintaining sovereignty over my own life or do I want to yield to the sovereignty of God who created me and knows what is best for me? God is sort of like the parent who says, "You can do it your way if you want, but I know the outcome and you won't like it."
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Morality is modified in the lab

Morality is modified in the lab | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Scientists have shown they can change people's moral judgements by disrupting a specific area of the brain with magnetic pulses.
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10 Reasons Atheists Are More Moral Than Religious Fundamentalists

10 Reasons Atheists Are More Moral Than Religious Fundamentalists | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

While most atheists are faced with answering how they can be moral without a god, I have a list of 10 reasons that the irreligious are morally superior to religious fundamentalists.

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As atheists know, you can be good without God - USATODAY.com

As atheists know, you can be good without God - USATODAY.com | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Human morality is instinctual and fits into the evolutionary paradigm. In fact, morality without faith might be the best option of all.
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Richard Dawkins: Morals Come From Enlightened Secular Values, Not Religion

Richard Dawkins: Morals Come From Enlightened Secular Values, Not Religion | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Morals aren't begotten from religion, but secular moral philosophy, jurisprudence and dinner table conversation, renowned atheist Richard Dawkins recently argued at the Jaipur Literature Festival in India.
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David Cameron Criticised By Richard Dawkins For Comments To Clergy On Christianity | UK News | Sky News

David Cameron Criticised By Richard Dawkins For Comments To Clergy On Christianity | UK News | Sky News | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Prime Minister David Cameron has been criticised by leading atheist author Richard Dawkins for suggesting that a revival of traditional Christian values could counteract Britain's "moral collapse".
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Is the Bible a Reliable Moral Guide?

Is the Bible a Reliable Moral Guide? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
What, then, are those who read the Bible to do? Shall we just pick and choose the laws and commandments that appeal to us and disregard the others?
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