On the waterfront paper

On the waterfront paper - Joei Rigous 12/11/07 Moral Values...

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Joei Rigous 12/11/07 Moral Values Professor Martin Rock the Dock As Pope Benedict XVI stated “Deep within their consciences men and women discover a law which they have not laid upon themselves and which they must obey. Its voice, ever calling them to love and to do what is good and to avoid evil, tells them inwardly at the right moment: do this, shun that. For they have in their hearts a law inscribed by God. Their dignity rests in observing this law, and by it they will be judged. Their conscience is people's most secret core, and their sanctuary. There they are alone with God whose voice echoes in their depths. By conscience, in a wonderful way, that law is made known which is fulfilled in the love of God and of one's neighbor” In the movie on the On the Waterfront Terry Malloy struggles with his conscience through out the movie and his consciences is what helps him make the moral decisions he made. Conscience is a law written in the care of our being by God calling us to do well and avoid evil. This inner voice helps us to distinguish right from wrong and nudges to do what is right and avoid what is wrong. In the movie On the Waterfront there are 3 types of consciences that are shown through out the movie True consciences, Lax conscience and Weak conscience. A True conscience is a Catholic conscience which is one that has made a genuine effort to discover the truth and one that acts in agreement
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with the Word of God and the teachings of the church. This is shown through out the
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENGLISH 1201 taught by Professor Pap during the Spring '08 term at Seton Hall.

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