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My Code

A few years ago, I decided I needed a code to live by: a set of principles to guide my life. Now, it’s not as if I hadn’t already discovered some principles that seemed right to me; it wasn’t as if I was flying blind, without any convictions. But I had never sat down and reflected on exactly what my “code” consisted in, and put it all on paper. So, I decided one day to do just that. But nothing I do usually turns out to be easy or simple. And my little exercise in reflection actually turned into a research project. …

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EMBRACING THE MORAL IMPLICATIONS OF ATHEISM: A RETURN TO MASTER MORALITY

“If you believe in evolution, you’ve gotta be a Nazi if you think about it long enough.” -*George Lincoln Rockwell On the alt-right, debates over moral ontology are typically divided between (metaphysical) naturalists (or materialists) and theists. Naturalists believe (1) morality is the byproduct of sociobiological evolution selecting for advantageous, altruistic traits and (2) nothing more. Theists may or may not believe in (1). However, they necessarily disagree on (2), maintaining that God exists and is the source of moral values and duties. The existence of God bestows morality with the property of objectivity, meaning it exists independently of human …

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