What do think of this Einstein quote?

Question by CAustin II: What do think of this Einstein quote?
“A man’s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.”

– Albert Einstein, “Religion and Science,” New York Times Magazine, November 9, 1930

Many religious folk attempt to imply that those who do not adhere to their religion are without morals or are morally deficient, having neither a guide nor an incentive to be moral. But Einstein argues, correctly I think, the opposite: it’s the man who needs to be spoon-fed instructions as well as divine threats and bribes to act like a decent human being who is morally deficient in comparison to the man who does it simply because he thinks it’s right.

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Answer by Clay
Einstein was wise.

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