It’s a branch of knowledge and philosophy, and
It deals with moral principles, obligation,
Good and bad, right and wrong, and with moral duty.
Religious institutions and society
Provide guidelines for conduct and the creation
Of the laws people live by and must understand.
The main human problem is that of ignorance.
Ethics serve as a guide to our daily living
And help us to determine if we are aligned
With behavior appropriate as it’s defined
By the laws because they are designed for giving
Us direction in every kind of circumstance.
Guidelines for behavior are taught and practiced in
All religious and spiritual traditions.
Spiritual masters of each have taught us much
In the way of behavioral scripture and such.
It’s one of society’s primary missions
To absolve all of humanity of its sin.
Know what is right, do what is good, and discover
Peace of mind, true contentment, and serenity.
The practice of self-mastery is a virtue.
Raise your level of consciousness and you will do
Your part in raising that of all humanity.
It’s okay to be a human nature lover.