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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 03:15 PM

Alain de Botton publishes ten commandments for atheists

Writer Alain de Botton has created a set of ten commandments for non-believers that also includes virtues such as hope and sacrifice.

The author wrote his Manifesto For Atheists because being virtuous had become ‘a strange and depressing notion’, while evil had a ‘peculiar kind of glamour’.

He said: ‘It reminds us that we all need to work at being good, just as we work at anything else that really matters.’

The 10 commandments for atheists are:

http://metro.co.uk/2013/02/04/alain-de-botton-publishes-ten-commandments-for-atheists-3379657/

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Response to SecularMotion (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 05:12 PM

1. Talk about hubris. Who died and made him...ermm....lack of God? NT

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Response to SecularMotion (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 05:34 PM

2. He can take his commandments and

go fuck himself. And his little manifesto too.

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Response to TheManInTheMac (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 06:52 PM

3. Why so hostile?

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Response to SecularMotion (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 06:54 PM

4. Oh, I'm not hostile. I just live by my own rules. I don't think mine are much

different that his, but I don't follow "commandments."

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