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Consequence/Inherent Consequences of Actions
(588 words)

[German Version]

Every action has inculculable inherent consequences, and even its actual consequences are only partially foreseeable. This is due to the fact that action originates from a presence of action within this world, whose restrictions govern the impact of its effects. By choosing one of several available present possibilities of further becoming, action transforms this possibility into the determination of the presence to act as one that has become. This determination is inherent in the action as its effect. The effects of an action are different in importance, …

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Herms, Eilert, “Consequence/Inherent Consequences of Actions”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_07711>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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