On Tuesday, Dennis Prager made a comment on his radio program that without dogma (specifically religious dogma) there can be no rational argument against selfishness and cruelty.
A young man called into the program, describing himself as a Libertarian and an agnostic, to say that you don’t need dogma to be moral. “I never said that”, responded Prager. He then asked the young man a simple question, “What would you say to a rich slave owner?” The young man answered that it causes him intense discomfort to see other human beings suffering. Prager responded that it doesn’t cause the slaver owner any discomfort. Continue reading “Who Sez?” The Place of God in Moral Philosophy