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conscience

the knowledge we have to chose to do what is right and wrong

2

Natural Law

moral laws of right and wrong which are universal and not dependent on human laws. The belief the moral law is discover-able by every human being

3

incarnation

meaning made flesh. the christian belief that god became man in the person Jesus.

4

Evil

The absence of good and the impulse to seek our own desires.
This is at the expense of the good of others which often result in suffering.

5

Suffering

Pain or loss which harms a human being.
some suffering is caused by other human beings (moral evil. some is not (natural evil)

6

Privation

The loss or absence of a quality or something that is normally present.
Evil is a privation of good.

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Goodness

The quality of being like god.
Seeking the well-being of others selflessly

8

Free will

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