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Subject:  Re: He Lost 95% of His "Friends" Date:  10/19/2012  11:10 AM
Author:  bdhinton Number:  183735 of 197561

My moral conventions however are based on some very old teachings.
Nope. Your moral conventions are based on subconscious predispositions, same as everyone else. That's why atheists, christians, muslims, and buddhists all tend to share many mores.

Nigel's right in part, our sense of right and wrong do come from predispositions. The question is, which explanation (Christian theism or evolution) best explains the data.

Humans being made in God's image, which would include a moral "instinct" if you will, explains it rather nicely. That's why we