Morals are the concepts, standards, and rules we choose to follow. Morals depend on how a person interprets what it means to be a decent, well-rounded, and good individual. The notion of decency, or goodness, is influenced by experience, parents, peers, culture, and society.

This means that everybody has different moral standards. Yet, to function as a just, rational, and decent society, most people adhere to a few common morals:

Modern research indicates that no single part of the brain is responsible for moral decisions. Moral judgements stem from different parts of the brain collaborating together.

When societies learn morality from biblical texts that extol torture, persecution, and genocide, the resulting population veers towards war, exploitation, slavery, famine, and inequality.