James Rachels argues in "The Divine Command Theory" (the TA needs to know this argument to help me) that it cannot be accepted, even by religious believers, because it leads to serious doubts about the perfecton of God.
I need a TA to help me analyze his arguments concerning whether "morality" requires a religious base.
I don't agree that morality requires religious belief.
One of my arguments: Where does God gather information to set the standards of right and wrong?
Let me first address your question. I should point out that, strictly speaking, your question is not an argument. You need at least two statements, one of which is the conclusion, the other of which is the support or evidence for the conclusion. At the moment, all you have is a question. You could reformulate your question along the following lines: If God creates morality, God must know what are the standards of right and wrong. But the standards of right and wrong, if absolute, are not necessarily created by God. Indeed, God would need some justification for establishing these standards, if these standards are created by God. Instead, God recognizes the rightness of the standards, and, in effect, endorses them. (Where I'm heading here is a version of one of the arguments found in Plato's "Euthyphro", where Socrates asks if morality is created by the gods or exists independently of them...)
Some argue that morality does not exist, at ...