is “religious values” a necessary synonym for “morality and ethics”?

is “religious values” a necessary synonym for “morality and ethics”?

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Peterson’s reasoning flaw slips by so smoothly and goes down easily.

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Myths, sure. Which myths transmit among chimpanzees that gives them similar moral values?

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Myth-transmission is a layer on top of morals. The moral values are in our DNA and expressed through culture.

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Yes and that’s why religion is not needed. Basic humanism covers it.

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I don’t have a problem with reasonable religion. But my point is : he is crediting “religion as we know it” for things that will happen ANYWAY.

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If it’s in our DNA, how can religion start or stop it?

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Religion isn’t in our DNA. Human values are in our DNA. Religion is an expression but not the only expression.

Also, he takes Campbell and morphs Campbell in ways I find unrecognizable.

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No. Peterson and I have similar source materials but read it differently.

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He is claiming that there are no atheists, is he not?

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Ok. That’s example #1 of “I see things differently than Peterson”.

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