1. Who said, of the Gentiles 'God's law is written in their heart, for their own conscience and thought either accuse them or tell them they are doing right'
- Paul in Romans 2:15
- Peter in 1 Peter 2:12
- Jesus in the Gospels Luke and Matthew
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2. Authoritarian conscience - we internalise rules of external authorities feel guilt for breaking them, and become more submissive to the authority.
3. 'Conscience is our natural guide, it is assigned to us by the Author of our nature: it is our duty to walk in that path, and follow this guide'
4. What contribution did Piaget make to the debate on conscience?
- We can study the way the conscience develops over time, noting four phases and stages
- Piaget saw it as a unhealthy thing that preventing us from developing
- The conscience is evidence that humans must have been created by God
- The conscience can never lead us to make bad choices
5. Who said 'I shall drink to my conscience, and then the Pope'?
- St Paul
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