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Chap 3- religion

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acts of humans
an instinctive deed that is done without intellect or free will (ex: sneeze or blink)
culpable
state of being guilty and deserving of punishment
deliberation
a process of thinking before you act, when you look at all the possible outcomes
evil
anything that goes against God's will (sin)
freedom of excellence
the ability to choose the will of God and seek perfection and holiness
freedom of indifference
to choose to do what is good rather than what is evil, to choose what is right
full knowledge
to understand all of the components of deciding a moral act
human act
a deed done by a person with thought, knowledge, and free will
ignorance
a lack of understanding or the ability to know
indifferent acts
these are deeds done that have no moral implication (like what color car you drive)
indirect responsibility
this means you are culpable for a deed done even though that wasn't your intention (go home, yell at mom, she runs over cat)
invincible ignorance
this is the type of unknowing or lack of an ability to learn that someone cannot overcome (handicapped)
moral act
a deed that has a connotation of right or wrong, good or evil
partial knowledge
a barrier that prevents our full understanding of all the circumstances of a moral act
prudence
virtue, or a good habit, that allows us to make good decisions
responsibility
it's owning our actions and being culpable for our decisions
subjective morality
(ex: Lord of the Flies- made up own rules) when humans play God and choose to decide what's good and what's evil
vincible ignorance
knowledge that you choose not to understand
violence
behavior involving physical force or evil