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Archbishop’s House / 
Saint Francis de Sales Minor Seminary 
Lipa City 
27 August 2014 
9/12/2014 1
Moral Foundation 
9/12/2014 2
Abrahamic religions 
(Judaism, Christianity, 
Islam): the purpose of 
God for God’s creatures 
is their flourishing in th...
God’s glory is the 
human being fully 
alive. 
9/12/2014 4
Human beings become 
fully alive when their 
lives are guided by the 
knowledge of God’s 
plan for their 
fulfillment. 
9...
For the Abrahamic 
religions, the ethical goal of 
societal life is the 
promotion of the fullness of 
life blessings for...
 For human beings who 
accept the guidance of God 
for their lives, this fullness of 
life blessings 
•is partial and tem...
Even the (many) secular 
humanists—atheists and 
agnostics—whose ethics is 
based on natural law or 
something similar to...
A society fosters the 
fullness of life of its 
members by promoting the 
common good. 
9/12/2014 9
The common good is defined 
as the total set of conditions 
of societal life—economic, 
political, cultural, 
environment...
Elements of the 
common good 
•fullness of life 
blessings as its total 
or overarching goal 
9/12/2014 11
 specifically societal aspects of a 
blessed life (fullness of life blessings) 
(specific aspects of the common good) 
• ...
Societal systems— 
mainly the economic, 
political, cultural—are 
tasked to promote the 
common good. 
9/12/2014 13
When the societal systems 
of a given society—such as 
Philippine society—are 
damaging rather than 
promoting the common...
This moral obligation is 
for the members of 
society to change these 
systems, so that the 
society can be 
transformed ...
The main societal 
systems of the 
Philippines today are not 
promoting the common 
good. 
9/12/2014 16
The economic system 
•is not sufficiently 
productive 
•its benefits mainly go 
to a small minority 
9/12/2014 17
The political system 
• rewards corruption 
and violence 
•imposes disadvantage 
on the honest and 
peace-loving 
9/12/20...
The cultural system 
•is damaged by decline in 
reverence for God, 
honesty, and concern for 
the common good 
•is increa...
The result is what we see 
today— 
•massive and widespread poverty 
•unbridled and unpunished 
corruption 
• hypocritical...
Since the societal systems— 
economic, political, and 
cultural—of the Philippines 
are harming the common 
good, there i...
We need systems 
change to transform 
our nation so that… 
9/12/2014 22
•our economic system will 
produce enough to 
• increase our national 
wealth 
•enable all the people to 
enjoy lives of a...
• our political system will 
•install meritocracy 
•reward honesty, 
competence, and diligence 
•reduce social conflict 
•...
• our cultural system will 
promote the ordering of our 
people’s lives based on 
•reverence and obedience 
to God 
•solid...
In sum, morally 
speaking, the 
Philippines urgently 
needs systems change 
for national 
transformation. 
9/12/2014 26
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The presentation of Fr. Romeo J. Intengan at the Lipa Declaration assembly on August 27, 2014.

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Moral Foundations for Transformation

  1. 1. Archbishop’s House / Saint Francis de Sales Minor Seminary Lipa City 27 August 2014 9/12/2014 1
  2. 2. Moral Foundation 9/12/2014 2
  3. 3. Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam): the purpose of God for God’s creatures is their flourishing in the fullness of life blessings 9/12/2014 3
  4. 4. God’s glory is the human being fully alive. 9/12/2014 4
  5. 5. Human beings become fully alive when their lives are guided by the knowledge of God’s plan for their fulfillment. 9/12/2014 5
  6. 6. For the Abrahamic religions, the ethical goal of societal life is the promotion of the fullness of life blessings for God’s creatures. 9/12/2014 6
  7. 7.  For human beings who accept the guidance of God for their lives, this fullness of life blessings •is partial and temporary in this present form of life •becomes complete and definitive in the afterlife 9/12/2014 7
  8. 8. Even the (many) secular humanists—atheists and agnostics—whose ethics is based on natural law or something similar to it accept human flourishing as the ethical goal of societal life. 9/12/2014 8
  9. 9. A society fosters the fullness of life of its members by promoting the common good. 9/12/2014 9
  10. 10. The common good is defined as the total set of conditions of societal life—economic, political, cultural, environmental, and so forth—that facilitates the fullness of life blessings for each and every individual and group within society. 9/12/2014 10
  11. 11. Elements of the common good •fullness of life blessings as its total or overarching goal 9/12/2014 11
  12. 12.  specifically societal aspects of a blessed life (fullness of life blessings) (specific aspects of the common good) • basic welfare--spiritual and material • liberty • equality • participation • solidarity • integrity of creation 9/12/2014 12
  13. 13. Societal systems— mainly the economic, political, cultural—are tasked to promote the common good. 9/12/2014 13
  14. 14. When the societal systems of a given society—such as Philippine society—are damaging rather than promoting the common good, there emerges a moral obligation. 9/12/2014 14
  15. 15. This moral obligation is for the members of society to change these systems, so that the society can be transformed for the good. 9/12/2014 15
  16. 16. The main societal systems of the Philippines today are not promoting the common good. 9/12/2014 16
  17. 17. The economic system •is not sufficiently productive •its benefits mainly go to a small minority 9/12/2014 17
  18. 18. The political system • rewards corruption and violence •imposes disadvantage on the honest and peace-loving 9/12/2014 18
  19. 19. The cultural system •is damaged by decline in reverence for God, honesty, and concern for the common good •is increasingly hypocritical and obsessed with wealth, pleasure, power, and fame 9/12/2014 19
  20. 20. The result is what we see today— •massive and widespread poverty •unbridled and unpunished corruption • hypocritical abuse of power • increasing criminality • intensifying social conflict and violence 9/12/2014 20
  21. 21. Since the societal systems— economic, political, and cultural—of the Philippines are harming the common good, there is a clear moral call for systems change to bring about national transformation. 9/12/2014 21
  22. 22. We need systems change to transform our nation so that… 9/12/2014 22
  23. 23. •our economic system will produce enough to • increase our national wealth •enable all the people to enjoy lives of austere and simple comfort 9/12/2014 23
  24. 24. • our political system will •install meritocracy •reward honesty, competence, and diligence •reduce social conflict •put an end to extremist violence 9/12/2014 24
  25. 25. • our cultural system will promote the ordering of our people’s lives based on •reverence and obedience to God •solidarity in pursuing the common good 9/12/2014 25
  26. 26. In sum, morally speaking, the Philippines urgently needs systems change for national transformation. 9/12/2014 26

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