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← A religious but not righteous Judge: Cherie Blair

Steve Zara's Avatar Jump to comment 3 by Steve Zara

Trying to understand Cherie Blair's thinking, perhaps it goes as follows. I should point out that this is not my view! However, I think it would be interesting to hear arguments against this:

Religion tends to provide a framework for the teaching and consideration of morality. It also suggests that you are being constantly watched over and your actions assessed. It's like having a universal spy camera trained on you. Therefore, although there may be a general tendency towards good behaviour, religious people have more reason and justification to be good, both from the aspect of being taught what "good" means and from the feeling of being watched.

Arguments against?

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 13:15:00 UTC | #440517