Full Consent


#1

Had no where else to ask this question…But anyway…

In relation to a Mortal Sin. It requires the 3 aspects which make a sin a mortal sin. So by ‘full consent’ does that mean that an individual agrees with what he’s doing - without regret or remorse? So for example a man kills another human being and does not regret his actions. Would that be full consent?


#2

Consent is not agreeing or disagreeing with what is doing. Consent is willful submission of ones will.

So for example a man kills another human being and does not regret his actions. Would that be full consent?

Consent takes place prior to and during the commision of sin. Regret or remorse after the fact does not change whether consent was given.


#3

Consent means you do the action without duress, freely.

Example, you know it is a grave sin to look at porn, you consider it briefly, but you buy that porn magazine anyway.

Regret or remorse come as a result of a prompting from our conscience. Lack of regret or remorse would be the sign of a poorly formed conscience.


#4

Its not complicated. Full consent is simply committing what you know to be a grave sin. Remorse, regret etc are irrelevant.


closed #5

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