Everyone can get an ‘A’ in morality class

Re: ‘Morality needs some absolutes’ (Metro, June 24)

Though I am an atheist, I don’t reject religion; I recognize it has much to teach and I am open to those lessons.

However, to letter writer Gilbert Colon I would point out that to an atheist, his “objective, divinely inspired” morality is just as non-binding as any.

The difference is, while he anticipates an eternal reward, I expect no reward for treating others with kindness and respect.

I respect any path that leads to goodness, but must question any group that grades goodness on a curve based on belief in a particular deity.

Donald Milliken, via email


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