In this episode we ask “What is Freedom?” and define freedom theologically. We begin with the freedom of thought. The we go over how our nature and purpose are intimately connected to how we define freedom, and what that nature and purpose is. We then explore why “humanity” has a positive connotation, in spite of all of our disordered and hateful human acts. And we delineate the difference between mere free will and true freedom. Today’s poem was “Bond And Free” by Robert Frost.
We took a look at the following paragraphs in the Catechism: