Dawkins on the idea of absolute morality

Indeed, who wants an absolute moral authority? If you accept such an idea, then whatever that authority decides must therefore be moral, even if he condones slavery, murder, incest, rape and genocide. Do you not find it in the least bit ironic religious people who condemn us for not having a higher moral authority believe in one who so clearly violates our own basic moral compass? Do you put your trust in our modern secular society, or do you trust rigid theocratic dogma? I’ll let you visit other religious states and then make up your mind…

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