I'm speculating that it's because, as I say, "free" is ambiguous. People could
interpret "free agency" to mean that it doesn't matter what we do, that there are
no moral consequences to our actions, that we're "free to do our own thing" as it
were.

Jon Spencer wrote:

> In CES, we have been instructed to NOT use the phrase "free agency," but
> rather use "moral agency."  What the reason is, I do not know.
>
> Jon
>
> Marc A. Schindler wrote:
>
> Can't say as I disagree with anything you write. Perhaps the ambiguity of
> the
> word "free" is what has led to a decrease in popularity of the term "free
> agency"
> in favour of "moral agency."
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Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland

"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and
falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark."
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