Conscience Key words

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Atheism
The belief that God does not exist [Marx + Richard Dawkins]
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Benevolent
The beief that god is all loving and all caring
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Conscience
Our sense of moral right and wrong. Split into two opposing arguments - Theological and Psychological -
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Conscience as reason [Aquinas]
"the mind of man making moral judgements" Using reveled knowledge we choose the path that is right
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Intuitive Conscience [Butler]
"The voice of God within us" you intuitvely know what God is telling you through your conscience
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Concsience as guilt [Freud]
Your conscince is a construct of your upbringing and experiences
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Mature conscience {Ego}
It can be characterised as something that's concerned with right and wrong and acts on things of value. It is dynamic, responsive and focused on the future.
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Immature Conscience {Super Ego}
Associated with the feeling of guilt that have been put there at an pre-rational stage. May inspire actions simply to gain approval.
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Synderisis Rule
The innate "right reason" that gives knowledge of the basic principles of morality
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Conscientious Objectors
People who decide not to fight in wars based on their conscience {Muhmmad ali + Joe Glenton}
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Roman Catholic Church
Taking its leaad from Aquinas. Conscience must be used through reason and be informed
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John Henry Newman
Aroman catholi cardinal. "I toast the pope but I toast conscience first" Gave supremacy to conscience over the Pope
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Theological
The religious viewpoint that argues conscience comes from God. 3 main and slightly differing perspectives
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Psychological
The viewpoint put forward by Freud, Fromm, Kohlberg, Piaget that experiences inform our conscience
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Authoritarian Conscience
Coscience that is imposed by authority figures and uses guilt to control them
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Humanistic Conscience
Conscience that focuses on achieving our potential by evaluating our behavior
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The beief that god is all loving and all caring

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Benevolent

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Our sense of moral right and wrong. Split into two opposing arguments - Theological and Psychological -

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"the mind of man making moral judgements" Using reveled knowledge we choose the path that is right

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"The voice of God within us" you intuitvely know what God is telling you through your conscience

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