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Quartermass Donating Member (207 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-21-11 06:38 PM
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24. Okay, this is a new one on me.
What's the difference between religious ethics and religious doctrine? I sense a scam going on here.
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  -Romney, religion and American exceptionalism Thats my opinion  Nov-19-11 07:18 PM   #0 
  - Why do you have to link the word "religious" with the word "ethics"? Isn't this ...  MarkCharles   Nov-19-11 07:36 PM   #1 
  - Because as often as he backpedals, he actually doesn't believe ethics can exist without religion.  darkstar3   Nov-19-11 07:42 PM   #4 
  - Ethics and doctrine are two arms of theological inquiry  Thats my opinion   Nov-19-11 11:00 PM   #12 
     - Complete bullshit.  darkstar3   Nov-19-11 11:34 PM   #17 
     - Ethics existed well before Christianity, and while books of the Jewish  MarkCharles   Nov-20-11 01:27 PM   #20 
  - Sounded good, clear up to the last sentence.  LAGC   Nov-19-11 07:39 PM   #2 
  - I think that there are too many god-believers on the Supreme Court, I would..  MarkCharles   Nov-19-11 07:41 PM   #3 
  - I don't know.  Thats my opinion   Nov-19-11 11:02 PM   #13 
  - What's the difference to the average devoutly religious person?  NMMNG   Nov-19-11 07:45 PM   #5 
  - People who are religious see no line, they seldom think about such distinctions  MarkCharles   Nov-19-11 07:50 PM   #7 
     - That's what I've been told by many a religious person  NMMNG   Nov-19-11 08:10 PM   #8 
     - I guess you just don't have a good understanding  Thats my opinion   Nov-19-11 11:07 PM   #14 
     - Please enlighten us. n/t  NMMNG   Nov-19-11 11:17 PM   #15 
     - What a marvelous authority you must be  Thats my opinion   Nov-19-11 11:17 PM   #16 
  - There is no religious ethics.  rrneck   Nov-19-11 07:47 PM   #6 
  - What is the distinction  skepticscott   Nov-19-11 09:15 PM   #9 
  - How about these?  laconicsax   Nov-19-11 09:38 PM   #10 
     - Silly me  skepticscott   Nov-19-11 10:51 PM   #11 
  - It's a simple question. Why do you keep dodging it?  skepticscott   Nov-20-11 07:09 AM   #18 
  - I see that these "ethical principles" are on the tip of their tongues!  MarkCharles   Nov-20-11 01:20 PM   #19 
  - And STILL no answer  skepticscott   Nov-21-11 05:23 AM   #21 
  - We will never get an answer.  trotsky   Nov-21-11 07:47 AM   #22 
  - I expect no answer  skepticscott   Nov-21-11 05:52 PM   #23 
  - The answer will be in his next post to clarify his position  Angry Dragon   Nov-21-11 08:41 PM   #25 
  - Okay, this is a new one on me.  Quartermass   Nov-21-11 06:38 PM   #24 

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