reply to post by windword
Or at least greed is the gateway to evil.
Personally I think hypocrisy is the worst of vices.
Morality exists to establish communal trust. If your neighbor murders your other neighbor, you can no longer trust them to not murder you or someone you love. And that is the guiding principle.
Now, if you seduce the girl next door, or she seduces you, then we enter the gray areas.
Now, sometimes helping someone out who is in a bad relationship, who needs some validation to get away from a person of questionable character, not so easy.
How would you treat them in manner that respects how they think you should treat them and their families.