Alternatives to the Ten Commandments

Based on the biblical Ten Commandments several alternative Ten Commandments were created, over which there is no consensus.

  • 2.1 The 10 Commandments of serenity
  • 2.2 The eight "I 'd really prefer it, you would not ... "

Examples of secular- agnostic alternatives

New Ten Commandments

The "New Ten Commandments " of Ebon Musings, which are cited by Richard Dawkins in The God Delusion, are:

Other commandments which complements Dawkins:

Georgia Guidestones

The Georgia Guidestones are large granite blocks in the U.S. state of Georgia, where an alternative set of ten commandments in English, Spanish, Swahili, Hindi, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese and Russian are engraved. The commandments are:

Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens defines the following ten commandments:

The Ten offers of evolutionary humanism

The Ten offers of evolutionary humanism first appeared in the book Manifesto of evolutionary humanism which was written by Michael Schmidt -Salomon on behalf of the Giordano Bruno Foundation. In the accompanying note stated:

" The Ten, offers ' adopted by any God and also not set in stone. No, dark cloud ' to scare us in search of appropriate guidelines for our life, for fear is rarely a good counselor. Every individual is left to these offers to check fearlessly and rationally, to accept, modify or reject entirely. "

The Summary of tenders is:

Examples of religious-minded alternatives

The 10 Commandments of serenity

The 10 Commandments of serenity are offering a simple and uncomplicated life philosophy. Even if the last maxim this Decalogue of serenity in God refers, they are not specifically Christian, and are therefore also be used outside, for example, Alcoholics Anonymous. As its author applies Pope John XXIII.

The eight "I 'd really prefer it, you would not ... "

The fun Pastafarianismus religion which worships the Flying Spaghetti Monster and the U.S. physicist Bobby Henderson as a " prophet " has the following 8 bids:

  • To end poverty
  • To cure diseases.
  • Live in peace, love with passion and lower the cost of cable television.