How do you know if the decision you are making is a prudent one? What signs or signals do you receive to know that you are going down the right path?
We draw upon our practical reason to make decisions. We determine our end goal and we look at the steps (or means) necessary to reach that end goal. We employ prudence to evaluate both the means and the end. Will the end goal achieve a good intention? Will the means to achieve that end be morally appropriate as well? If the answer to both questions is yes, conscience arrives Continue reading