Moral without God? 2/12 Nugent v Murray debate (Michael Nugent opening speech)





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Michael Nugent, chair of Atheist Ireland, debates John Murray, director of the Iona Institute for Religion and Society, on the motion: That one cannot be truly moral without God.

The debate took place on 30 March 2010 in Maynooth University, and was organized by the Maynooth Christian Union and the Maynooth Literary and Debating Society.

Opening speeches
1/12 - John Murray opening speech
2/12 - Michael Nugent opening speech
3/12 - Student speeches for motion
4/12 - Student speeches against motion

Questions and answers
5/12 - Relative morality in the Bible
6/12 - Can we live without God?
7/12 - Interpreting morality in the Bible
8/12 - Human rights and true morality
9/12 - Can we be moral with God?
10/12 - Science, morality and animals

Closing speeches
11/12 - John Murray summary
12/12 - Michael Nugent summary
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