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← From the Heavens or From Nature: The Origins of Morality

Enlightenme..'s Avatar Jump to comment 16 by Enlightenme..

Why is RD so baffled by Collins' choice?

It seems clear to me that Collins simply considers that the absence of 'the Moral Law' is not a good place for lesser mortals to dwell in, (without God everything is permitted) and that society needs godfear of the divine lawgiver. (notwithstanding the unfortunate consequences of some hacked off clitori)

But maybe I am giving Collins too much credit, and he is motivated by baser things - after all - his profession of Christian belief has done him no harm in achieving the position of head of the NIH

..and ditto for Obama achieving the position of POTUS.

Fri, 16 Oct 2009 15:41:00 UTC | #405971