Ethics is defined as moral principles that govern a person's or groups behavior. Moral principles are the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group.Does being an atheist or non-theist make us think differently from those who believe in regards to ethical issues? Are we more accepting of specific issues due to our non belief? If not, what determines what we believe is right or wrong when it comes to ethical issues? Tonight we will discuss some ethical issues including, but not limited to: end of life, cloning & stem cell research, death penalty, war & terrorism, civil liberties, drug policies, sexuality issues, hate crimes, racism, and discrimination.
"Ethics is a code of values which guide our choices and actions and determine the purpose and course of our lives". - Ayn Rand [masked])
This week's topic is yet to be determined. Stop by later for more updates!
Atheist, agnostics, other non-theists, and atheist-friendly people are welcome to join us.
Discussion Meeting Agenda:
• 6:30: Introductions/Get Settled
• 7:00: Welcome, Projects Status/Ideas
• 7:10: Discussion Topic
FYI, dinner & drinks are available at our meet-ups but you don't have to order dinner or drink to attend.
Central Ohio United Non-Theists (COUNT), is dedicated to Volunteering and Outreach in the central Ohio area. The projects that we take on are those that help the world around us and positively affect the lives and reputations of atheists and other non-believers.
We meet on Wednesday evenings to discuss upcoming projects and a weekly topic. We want to help develop and support the local atheist/non-theist community, discuss secular viewpoints, encourage a positive atheist/non-theist culture, and provide opportunities for socializing and friendship.
COUNT is a member of the Columbus Coalition of Reason (www.ColumbusCoR.org). COUNT endorses the mission of the Secular Coalition for America (secular.org).