The six fundamamental princibles

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'Only one thing is intrinsically good; namely love: nothing else at all.' - Nothing is good in and of itself except for love. Intrinsically means 'belonging naturally to or essential to.'

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'Love and justice are the same, for justice is love distributed, nothing else. Justice is love at work in the community.

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'The ruling norm of any Christian decision is love, nothing else.'

- as ST Paul said in 1 Corinthian 13, love is the basis of Christian decision making.

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'Love wills the good of others, regardless of feelings.' people should show love to all, even their enimies, as agape is selfless love.

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'A loving end justifies the means.' One must achieve a loving end and one can preform any action in order to achieve this.'

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'Loves decisions are made situationally, not perscriptively.' People have autonomy- the freedom to make their own decisions, but they must use this freedom responsibly and apply to to each situation

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