Can Canadians Be Good Without God? (Contending for God #6)

By Tim Barnett

“Are you a good person?” That’s the question The Telegraph put to its readership last month.[1] Most people, even those who don’t think very highly of themselves, are likely to answer in the affirmative. However, this particular news outlet found that many people wondered what it means to be a good person.

Here is a different, yet related question: Can you be good without God? At first blush it almost seems like a ridiculous thing to ask.