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1. The Divine Command Theory is the belief that morality is in accordance with God’s commands. Rooted from Plato’s Euthyphro Dilemma, this theory poses a serious challenge to the foundation of morality as it argumentatively asserts God’s subjective nature – where an action only becomes good it is commanded, and bad if it is prohibited. Refuting this idea, on the other side of the coin, could also bring us to a possibility of God being subject to a moral authority that

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