People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
I think people who get their morality from religion get it from the people they've surrounded themselves with rather than the religion itself. Just look at the number of rules in religions that their followers DON'T obey.
Damn. The poll numbers on this are way more balanced than I'd have predicted, given the subject.
The problem is that much religious morality is "morality" only in their eyes -- some religions believe it is immoral to let a woman show her face, or it is immoral to be gay, or that it is immoral to eat certain foods and so on.
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