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The Bible and Conscience
The Old Testament speaks of the true heart that interiorizes the divine law.. Jesus taught
his followers to have a pure heart: "God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will
see God." - Matthew 5:8

`What goes into a man's mouth does not…

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Natural Guide

Butler was a Bishop in the Church of England. He believed, as Aquinas did, that
we have a God-given ability to reason.
Butler would say that we must listen to our conscience because it allows us to act
as a moral judge.
It is an ability to…

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Freud was a psychiatrist.
Two key aspects of his approach are the assertion that sexual desire is the prime
motivating drive in all humans, and the importance of the unconscious mind.

Freud's theory of the conscience is entirely at odds with all of the positions

He saw the…


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