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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 16 2013: My Moral code is trying to be perfect as father in heaven is perfect. The moral code should lead you to be peaceful, happy being. Only ways are
    - Love everyone and never hate anyone.
    - It is not the actions but the intentions behind those that are important. If the intention behind an action is self promotion at the cost of others, then stop doing that.
    - Every action of yours should help humanity not rob it of its dignity.
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      Jul 17 2013: your three dot points seem like worthy moral objectives.

      just on the heavanly father, how do you know he exists, or heavan exists. what do you mean by perfect? how do you know it is perfect. just defining a god concept as perfect doesnt make it so.
      • Jul 17 2013: The question is not whether "heaven exists or not", the question is if such a place exist (heaven is a place of peace and happiness as mentioned everywhere, let us take it for granted), how did the ruler as well as residents of heaven achieve it.? Those attributes of ruler/father/residents of heaven is what every human being should follow as their moral objectives.
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          Jul 17 2013: Your statement said your moral code was around trying to act as the morally perfect heavenly father. If this is just a metaphor, fine, but it is confusing given all the cultural baggage associated with these terms.

          Made me think you were talking about a god concept based on the bible. Obviously the biblical god Yahweh is often described as an evil tyrant, a tribal war deity, that is far from moral perfection.

          If you were living according to the confused code of Yahweh you would kill homosexuals, and people who work on Saturdays, and be able to keep slaveS.

          If you just said live in a way that makes this world a place of peace and happiness, I agree.
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      Jul 22 2013: ANIL KUMAR thank you for that tip

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