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RATIONAL FREEDOM

Immunity from determination by one's feelings, whether fears or desires, so that the will can decide for itself what the mind (enlightened by faith) judges is the right course of action. Also called psychological freedom.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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