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Moral community

A moral community is a group of people drawn together by a common interest in living according to a particular moral philosophy.

Moral communities are typically associated with a religion and advocate that religion's conception of a good life. The congregation of a church, synagogue, or mosque is typical. However, some moral communities, such as the Fellowship of Reason, are secular and advocate a secular ethics.

Last updated: 08-16-2005 23:09:21