We are punished by our sins, not for them.
~ Elbert Hubbard
Elbert Green Hubbard (1856 – 1915) was a writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher.
Do Your ethical system is practical, does it help You during Your life on Earth? Or maybe it is impractical and rests only on some authority? If it isn't practical, does it have any connection with real mechanisms of the reality? Maybe it serves only that authority?