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    Are Laws Needed with Morality and Ethics

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    1) If we have morality and ethics, why do we need laws? 2) Do we think that morality and ethics always view certain conduct the same way? 3) Does the law always coincide with accepted moral norms? 4) How should we respond when the law departs from our personal moral standards?

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    1) You need to understand that there is a difference between ethics/morality and law. Ethics and morality revolve around a person's (or a society's) value system. Laws revolve around a society's desire for structure. Not all societies and cultures have the same ethics. Yet, paradoxically, all religions adhere to the ...

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    This solution of 303 words touches on the topics of laws, morality, ethics and personal moral standard with multiple examples and references.