Throughout history, theists and atheists alike have affirmed that if God does not exist, then there can be no such thing as objective morality. Friedrich Nietzsche believed that the death of God implied nihilism. Fyodor Dostoevsky said, “Without God, all things are permitted.” And yet we all possess a common, mysterious sense of morality – the sense that some things are not merely convention, but that they are really wrong.
The Moral Argument is:
1. If God does not exist, objective moral values do not exist.
2. Objective moral values do exist.
3. Therefore, God exists. Read the rest of this entry »