The Meaning of Life – Without God


The end of the season, the celebration of the circumcising of Jesus, New Years Day for the rest of us, demands that we set personal goals, “resolutions,” for the coming year. Most are without imagination – weight loses, new job, new spouse, old spouse, no spouse, going back to school, finally graduating from school, et cetera.

Most, if not all, of these self-promises will be broken within 48-hours of 12:01 am, January 1. If you are a member of one of the Abrahamic religions, you are committing a sin by breaking a promise – even to yourself. Shame, shame.

I am not in fear of such a sin. First because I am an atheist and the moral codes of biblical law seem silly to me. I do not think I could stone my wife for adultery. Divorce her, yes. Cause any physical harm? Maybe to her lover…

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David Rosman is an award winning editor, writer, professional speaker and college instructor in Communications, Ethics, Business and Politics. You can read more of David’s commentaries at ColumbiaMissourian.com, InkandVoice.com and NYJournalofBooks.com.
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