Without religion, morality is totally relative and there is no absolute moral law or real morality without religion, there's no motivation not to try to fulfill every selfish desire at the expense of other people. I say this to clarify the idea, when i say, no, i don't think morality can exist without god this is because, god is love and you can't have morality without love. Assalamualaykum really morality can exist without religion but it is based only on culture and custom which would not be in line with the morality based on islam religionislam religion is given by allah so the morality is the best which will give safety and happiness on this earth and also in afterlife (akheerat.
Not only does morality exist without religion, religion has done a poor job of modeling morality within their leaders as we have witnessed for decades a high number of minsters, priests, rabbis, bishops, and other clergy leaders being accused and convicted of sexual abuse of children and other crimes, including adultery. With fyodor dostoyevsky, they believe that if god does not exist, then everything is permitted —ie, without the existence of god, there can be no objective morality this belief helps explain a number of (sometimes disturbing) facts about contemporary american society. Can morality and& ethics exist without religion benedict & doroteja if god says thou shalt kill in the ten commandments, is it then ok to kill and commit suicide.
Can there be morality without religion yes it is not true that the only way that a person may be moral is by believing that there will be an afterlife justice that will coincide morality with happiness. George washington once warned that it is folly to suppose that “morality can be maintained without religion” studies repeatedly have shown this statement to be true author david myers penned an essay titled “godliness and goodliness,” which appeared in the magazine sightings (4/11/01. Morality can exist without religion and without having a state -one need look no further than some of the isolated tribes in theamazon jungle in fact morality exists in man even if one neverheard of a prophet, god or religious teaching. Having said a lot about morality and religion, and how they are interlinked (or at least seem to be), it is vital to understand that though morality can and does exist without the support of religion, religion cannot exist without morality. Morality without religion frans de waal and so for me that’s actually a far more interesting question of whether god exists or doesn’t exist that sort of question i cannot answer but.
Many theists have argued that without god there can be no ultimate right and wrong 1 2 3 and that society cannot manage without religion 4, 5 in 2017 dec, justin welby, the archbishop of canterbury, argued in an ignorant outburst that inclusive and non-religious schools (and parents) lack values 6. Ethics can exist without religion, and codes of ethics can be passed down, encouraged among others, without a myth to do so even those moral conpasses which are affected by religion, still vary depending on where you live, and when you lived there. Secular morality is the aspect of philosophy that deals with morality outside of religious traditions modern examples include humanism, freethinking, and most versions of consequentialism objective standard of right and wrong does not exist outside of the natural world,.
If objective morality exist is without any gods because objectively speaking we must admit that religions are a jumble of false assertions, with no basis in reality and the very idea of gods is a product of the human imagination. From the beginning of the abrahamic faiths and of greek philosophy, religion and morality have been closely intertwined this is true whether we go back within greek philosophy or within christianity and judaism and islam. Again, the argument begins from the religious assumption that morality cannot exist without god and it negates any alternatives, so we are led to believe that without god then anything is permissible.
This essay was written by frank zindler, former president and current board member of american atheists one of the first questions atheists are asked by true believers and doubters alike is, “if you don’t believe in god, there’s nothing to prevent you from committing crimes, is there without the fear of hell-fire and eternal damnation, you can do anything you like, can’t you. Without a supreme being, our actions are meaningless: ‘without moral weight’ if we are accidental, we have no need to concern ourselves with ethics i would argue, on the contrary, that our. A version of this letter appears in print on january 16, 1987, on page a00030 of the national edition with the headline: morality can exist without religion today's paper | subscribe.