Good and Evil Key Words

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Conscience
Human reason making moral decisions. The knowledge we have of what is right and wrong and the God-given compulsion within all human beings to do good and avoid evil.
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Evil
The absence of good and the impulse to seek our own desires at the expense of the good of others which often results in suffering.
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Free Will
The decision making part of a person’s mind is called the will. A will is free if a person is able to choose right from wrong without being controlled by other forces.
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Goodness
The quality of being like God: seeking the well-being of others selflessly.
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Incarnation
“Made flesh”. The Christian belief that God became man in the person of Jesus, fully human and fully divine.
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Natural Law
The moral laws of right and wrong which are universal and not dependent on human laws. The belief in natural law is the belief that the moral law is discovered by every human being and is the same for all human beings in all places at all times.
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Privation
The loss or absence of a quality or something that is normally present. Evil is a privation of good.
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Suffering
Pain or loss which harms human beings. Some suffering is caused by other human beings (often called moral evil); some is not (often called natural evil).
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The absence of good and the impulse to seek our own desires at the expense of the good of others which often results in suffering.

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The decision making part of a person’s mind is called the will. A will is free if a person is able to choose right from wrong without being controlled by other forces.

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The quality of being like God: seeking the well-being of others selflessly.

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“Made flesh”. The Christian belief that God became man in the person of Jesus, fully human and fully divine.

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