Comparative Introduction to Monotheistic Religions

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Imagining a community that loses entire moral standards and orders: no controls, no rules, and no laws, so people may do everything they desire to do freely. However, due to humans' instinct of the endless desire which leads to avarice, sometimes they neglect the responsibility and righteousness then do something heinous in order to reach their goals. If the group effect was considered in this point, people without any moral restrictions on individual in that community so they can be deteriorated easily. These "bad" people will bring the chaos to the community, and this issue leads to develop an internecine society. If that happens, humanity cannot get any progress, and the human civilization has to be extinct. This virtual chaotic community reversely demonstrates the importance of the ethics in a society. The moral framework provides criteria to communities, conducts people to do the appropriate things, and ensures society to keep a steady order. In religions the ethical rules and laws usually involved in scriptures. Jews, Christians and Muslims by studying and reciting the Hebrew Bible, Holy Bible and Qur'an every day, the particular moral standards rooted in their mind. They know what should do and what should avoid in their daily lives, and they can accord to the rules to judge behaviors or cases.
Family is the basic unit of the society. Marriage unifies a man and a woman to build a family, generate offspring, and educate children. This is not only a personal affair because humanity needs myriad complete families to continue the civilization in the world. Men and women come together then become lovers, then via marriage they become couples. In the Hebrew Bible, also the first book of the Torah, it demonstrated how male and fe...

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... corroded inevitably, but the religious ethics is a guide, which leads people go into the correct ways, and then good thoughts result in the positive ethos. Even though the religions are not omnipotent, the ethics in religions is an inseparable spiritual component for a healthy society.

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