Posts Tagged ‘Morals’


Christians, especially evangelicals and other conservative Christians, like to pat themselves on the back by bragging about how moral they are (and by extension how everyone else is less moral). This Christian boast is obviously false, and many writers have debunked it. But today there’s no need for words. The following two maps tell the story:

THE BIBLE BELT

 

RACIALLY MOTIVATED LYNCHINGS IN THE UNITED STATES

Note the almost exact correspondence. Christian mobs committed the exceptionally vicious crime of lynching thousands of times.

So much for Christianity instilling moral behavior.

 


ETHICAL, adj. An archaic term. In the world of commerce, it has been supplanted to some extent by the concept “legal,” and to a great extent by the concept “detectable.”

The Devil’s Dictionaries. Definition by Chaz Bufe.

The Devil's Dictionaries front cover