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Triple Concupiscence

triple concupiscence The ‘mastery’ over the world that God offered man from the beginning was realised above all within man himself: mastery of self. The first man was unimpaired and ordered in his whole being because he was free from the triple concupiscence that subjugates him to the pleasures of the senses, covetousness for earthly goods and self-assertion, contrary to the dictates of reason. (377) http://faith.org.uk/ideas/Catechism/SinCat.htm
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