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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'

  • Aquinas
  • 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.

  • Hume
  • Aquinas
  • Fromm
  • Piaget

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'

  • Freud
  • Butler
  • Aquinas
  • Newman

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'?

  • Newman
  • St Paul
  • Aquinas
  • Butler


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