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Moses reminded the people to consider how blessed they were when serving God, and the commandments were not too difficult to obey. They needed to face their past failures and sin, repent and renew their commitment to serve God and Him only.
For instance the law of gravity, if we jump out of a plane minus a parachute, death is the result.
The laws of morality, health, taking care of our body, when broken bring a penalty. Obey and live, disobey and suffer.