Natural Law

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Who were the two philosophers who came up with Natural Law?
Aristotle & Cicero
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Who said "just as fire burns here and in persia"?
Aristotle
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Who said "there will not be different laws at Rome and in Athens or different laws now or in the future"?
Cicero
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What did Aquinas believe about humans?
We are made in the image of God
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What did Aquinas believe is the purpose for humans?
To achieve perfection and reach God
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Where is Natural Law and what does it do?
In us and gives us reason
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What are the five primary precepts?
Self preservation, reproduction, educate children, live in society, worship God
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Give five secondary precepts
Don't murder, don't be a homosexual, send your children to school, don't steal, go to church
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What are apparent goods?
A misuse of reason when you think you are doing a good thing when you are breaking a primary precept
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Give an example of an apparent good
Having an abortion because you have been *****
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What are interior and exterior acts?
Your motivation and how you do things
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Give an example of an interior and exterior act
Helping an elderly person walk because they need help doing so
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What is double effect?
An unavoidable situation when avoiding breaking one primary precept you have to break another one
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Give an example of double effect
A woman having her womb taken out because it is cancerous
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What is a strength of natural law?
It goes beyond culture because it is in everyone
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What is a weakness of natural law?
It depends too much on reason and not enough on the Holy Bible (Karl Barth)
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What did Dawkins and Russell believe?
The universe is just a brute fact
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What did Vardy and Grosch believe?
The genitals are more for pleasure than for reproduction
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What did Dawkins and Russell believe?
The universe is just a brute fact
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What did Vardy and Grosch believe?
The genitals are more for pleasure than for reproduction
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