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lukwago hilda

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How do you define your moral code? What influences moral codes and how do they affect our communities?

this questions require you to share how you define a moral code,what influences the different moral codes and how is our surrounding being affected both postively and negatively by the way we are choosing to '' live our lives'' .

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    Jul 14 2013: IMO, the most basics of any moral code is very simple and can be summarized in the sentence:
    "Don't do to fellow person something that you don't like to be done to you."

    A little abstract expansion of the above principle is that don't do to fellow person something that is unliked upon him/her, even if you might like it or don't care about it if it is done to you. This is little abstract because it needs some imagination and abstract thinking to know what can hurt the else even though you don't find it hurting for yourself.

    Anyway, the first sentence is more easy to grasp. Our incapability to follow persistently this simple and obvious rule is the reason why we need so much external enforcements in the forms of moral codes, religious commands, complicated laws, huge & complex justice systems which are all aimed to elucidate the above principle and to punish those who break this simple principle.

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