_Morality and Conscience
This debate provides a great example of the course of most of my discussions with atheists on the topic of morality. The atheist generally begins with open contempt for the Bible and anyone who believes it, and occasionally, one will present a decent argument to support his contempt. I usually begin by overlooking these arguments and asking the atheist to provide an alternative foundation for human ethics. This invariably produces a response similar to the one which follows below.