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a conscience that is educated and developed through constant use and examination and must be actively formed and developed
a process of conscientious decision making, action on instinct or desire and not facing or thinking about the morality of actions they perform (to "not decide" is to decide to ignore cons)
exception (not the rule) and classification for people who have no sense of right and wrong
He wrote about sin of omission (not doing anything) during the Holocaust and he was killed 2 weeks before in concentration camp
inclination toward the good
this can be distorted by sin, but it is still true that to be a human is to be a seeker of what is good, and is part of our essential human dignity
3 elements of moral decision making
1) object chosen (decision, action)
2) intention of the action (why?)
3) circumstances (context)
4 ground rules of moral decision making
1) the evil is not justified by a good intention
2) an evil action is not justified by a good result
3) circumstances are always secondary
4) an evil intention corrupts a good action
cheating and plagiarism
dishonestly doing something w/improper access to the answers, take someone's ideas as your own
Mark's Theme and Community
Theme: Human Suffering Jesus
Community: Christians being persecuted by Nero
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