Essay about Morality And The Fine Tuning Argument

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Anyone can believe something and not have any clear reason or evidence for a particular belief. American pastor, theologian and Christian apologist, Timothy Keller once said, “it is no more narrow to claim that one religion is right than to claim that one way to think about all religions (namely that all are equal) is right. We are all exclusive in our beliefs about religion, but in different ways.” (Keller) After doing research of both sides of each argument it is clear to see what side is a more reasonable perspective to agree with. The two arguments that I looked over were morality and the fine-tuning argument. I will propose both views of the theist and naturalist.
One of the significant questions that may arise in a debate concerning the subject matter is whether morality exists or not. Yet in order to answer any question pertaining to this issue one needs to know the definition of morality. Morality is the ability to make the distinction between right and wrong and what is good and bad behavior. (Merriam-Webster) If God does not exist, then objective moral values do not exist however if God does exist so does objective moral values.
Another question frequently asked is, who can decide what is wrong and right? From the theist view, it is believed that God is the standard for what is right and wrong. God is defined as the creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the Supreme Being. (Merriam-Webster) Theist view God’s character to be perfect…

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