How do you see our collective moral and ethical cup? Half full or overflowing with goodness?
Not to be a bean counter that ignores the evil that is still with us, but if I look strictly at the statistics for what I call the evil markers, crime, death by violence including war, poverty, poor health and education; I see them all at the best levels we have ever enjoyed.
This is in spite of the few places where the stats are backsliding, which ironically includes the U.S., a Christian nation; whose education level is going down, along with its moral sense.
I will let you find whatever stats you might be interested in and will only offer the stats spoken of, at the end of this link.
Richard Dawkins - Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life
I see our cup running over in spite of the vile and immoral mainstream religions that we are maintaining, for God only knows why. We can thank all the gods that the religious are not walking their talk and are following more moral ways.
How do you see our collective moral and ethical cup? Half full; or overflowing with goodness?
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