Thursday, 19 February 2009

Who's relativist now?

Contrary to what is often said, humanists and atheists are not thereby relativists. Inflicting pain on someone for the sheer fun of it - against that individual's will - is wrong...full stop. For some cut and thrust, try a teeny extract from a recent BBC Radio 4: extract

Indeed, the guest religious believers seemed almost to accept moral relativism. I do my best, but my best is far from good enough - maybe even wrong.

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