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Do We Need Religion to be Good?

Have we reached a new level of moral corruption and nihilism? Would religion help us choose right from wrong? And what would morality without God look like? Stephen Asma is a religion and philosophy professor at Columbia College, and the author of books like The Gods Drink Whiskey: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment in the Land of the Tattered Buddha. Sunsara Taylor is a writer for Revolution Newspaper, and is a revolutionary communist and atheist.

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