Acts, Indifferent

Acts that are neither good or bad. All are agreed that deliberate acts performed without conscious reference to moral norms are indifferent; also that many acts, like walking, have in themselves no specific goodness or malice. Saint Thomas is of opinion that acts of a deliberate agent, aware of the significance of the circumstances in which he acts and especially of the end which his act serves, cannot escape the imputation of morality; they will be either good or bad.

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