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'''Morality''' refers to the concept of human ethics which pertains to matters of [[good]] and [[evil]] — also referred to as "right or wrong", used within three contexts: individual conscience; systems of principles and judgments — sometimes called moral values — shared within a cultural, religious, secular, Humanist, or philosophical community; and codes of behavior or conduct.
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'''Morality''' refers to the concept of human [[ethics]] which pertains to matters of [[good]] and [[evil]] — also referred to as "right or wrong". Morality is generally discussed within three contexts:
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# matters of individual conscience;
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# systems of principles and judgments — sometimes called moral values — shared within a cultural, religious, secular, humanist, or philosophical community; and
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# codes of behavior or conduct.
  
Theistic morality is based on the assumption that there is a [[god]] who has absolute understanding of right and wrong, and orders people to obey rules as a condition for goodness.
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'''Theistic morality''' is based on the assumption that there is a [[god]] who has absolute understanding of right and wrong, and orders people to obey rules as a condition for goodness.
  
[[Secular morality]] is a complex subject and is discussed in a separate article.
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'''[[Secular morality]]''' is a complex subject and is discussed in a separate article.
  
 
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Morality refers to the concept of human ethics which pertains to matters of good and evil — also referred to as "right or wrong". Morality is generally discussed within three contexts:

  1. matters of individual conscience;
  2. systems of principles and judgments — sometimes called moral values — shared within a cultural, religious, secular, humanist, or philosophical community; and
  3. codes of behavior or conduct.

Theistic morality is based on the assumption that there is a god who has absolute understanding of right and wrong, and orders people to obey rules as a condition for goodness.

Secular morality is a complex subject and is discussed in a separate article.

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