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Morals don’t come from God

By Philip Ball December 7, 2011.

Print: Nature

The finding that religion scarcely influences moral intuition undermines the idea that a godless society will be immoral, says Philip Ball. Whether it ‘explains’ religion is another matter.

Reconsidering Religion

Nikhil Pawar June 5, 2010.

Print: Apostrophe'O

In this article the author explores whether we really need religion in this day and age. What are the positive and negative points that religions bring and how do they balance out in the end?

Morals don’t come from God

By Philip Ball February 22, 2010.

Print: Nature

The finding that religion scarcely influences moral intuition undermines the idea that a godless society will be immoral, says Philip Ball. Whether it ‘explains’ religion is another matter.