There is simplicity in the believer’s perceptive of morality, right and wrong, and that religion does not play a part in shaping a person’s morality. Scriptures differentiate what is right and wrong. It is basically obeying without asking for reasons why you should. For many believers, morality means doing right for fear of God, or in effort to avoid fires of Hell. Based on authoritative goal, this perception is deficient of complete code of rules. Christians for instance, have conflicts over simple moral questions (Packham, 19).
Morality recognizes and evaluates diversity in the human cultures and strong morality intuition. High moral grounds appear to be such a crowded place in the sense that religious individuals seem less successful than their non-religious counterparts (Singer). An absolute moral principle lies beyond conformity and devotion to religious beliefs whether it’s Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Taoism, Neopaganism and Unitarianism among others.
The critiques to the religious role of upholding moral standards argue that immoral acts have been committed in the history of religion. The Bible’s book of Exodus quotes that God gave his servant Moses instructions to murder the Midianites, all of their women, men, boys and non-virgin girls. In itself, this act of brutally depriving people of their life, they argue, is not moral. Incalculable conflicts have also been evidenced in the Islam religion between the Shiite and the Sunni Muslims. The United States have witnessed terror activities that have been fuelled by extremist Muslims. Members of the widely known Alkaeda network consisting of suicide bombers, aboard commercial airlines and divert flights to key predetermined targets. The 9/11 was the date the planes hit the World Trade Towers resulting in deaths of thousands and injuries of many others (Singer and Hauser).
The extremism purports