Friends, this post is a continuation of a discussion that was taking place in the comment section of “Bill Maher’s Sad Anniversary.” While responding to one of our readers I realized that in being thorough I became somewhat, yet hopefully not unnecessarily, verbose. I though to save this addendum for when we inaugurated “Atheism is Dead” as it seemed to be a good argument with which to begin a new blog.
As I explained to the reader, I am not turning part of my response into a new post in order to single them out, to embarrass, nor to call them out, or to use the posting section as a bully pulpit. I just thought that it was too much for the comments section and that it may open up new worm-holes of discussion.
To get us up to speed, we had been discussing morality and incest in particular:
Let me make the following argument as an intellectual exercise: