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← A religious but not righteous Judge: Cherie Blair

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Steve Zara, in Comment #460209 suggests that Mrs Blair's thinking is thus:

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.

Actually, I think you are being too generous in suggesting that she thought about this at all. Perhaps she is just a deluded bigot?

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 13:57:00 UTC | #440538