Theists have created twisted theological knots to try explain which came first: their god or the good. Their solutions are, of course, doomed from the onset.
In order to see the stupidity behind the moral machinations of the religious, all we need only look at the plethora of contradictory gods telling us what to do, and the men (typically) who are telling us just what their god is saying.
But if you want to read more of the intellectual fluff around this issue, websites abound. But to begin your tour try these quick ones:
- Divine Command Theory: God said it, so it is good (wiki)
- Socrates and Euthyphro’s Dilemma – Plato’s work which is used as the basis of all Divine Command Theory discussions. (wiki)
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