General moral question... any and all serious answers welcomed.. (Research for an idea for a spiritual novel)?

What is more important? Morality or the law of the society? What should win when they conflict with one another? Should there be/is there morality beyond the letter of the law? Why or Why not? At what point is personal freedom tempered by public duty? Moral Duty? Are there times when the right thing to do... show more What is more important? Morality or the law of the society? What should win when they conflict with one another?

Should there be/is there morality beyond the letter of the law? Why or Why not?

At what point is personal freedom tempered by public duty? Moral Duty?

Are there times when the right thing to do is to break one or more laws?

Please answer all of the questions and state your religion/lack thereof in the sources area so I know which answers are coming from which belief system since religion will play a role in this story
Update: @2.718: That wasn't morality, that was law, pretty much everyone prior to and after the holocaust knew it was horrific and wrong to mass murder 11 million people
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