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Kasey Nightingale

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Is religion the only motivation for a person to do right? Should our morals be only based on religious belief?

"The Fear of God." The seven pillars of Islam. The ten commandments. And the every day teachings we share with our friends, family, and children. Why do people rely on religion to do the right thing in life? Shouldn't we do right just because it's the right thing? Are we capable of doing so as humans? Why or why not?

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  • Dec 24 2011: I believe there are universal laws of engagement amongst humans and other beings which arise out of basic common sense thinking and they do not require religion to "certify" it to be "good practice"

    A very good example is, aborigines community could live in harmony by practising certain rules of engagement which although some of them mirror religious teaching, had existed way before they were exposed to religious teaching of any kind ..

    I rest my case

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