Lacks information to know if
it is right or wrong to perform
If and only if it constitutes an initiation of force or threat of it
Does not initiate force or threat of it (nor is a force substitute)
|Kill||Murder||Killing in self-defense or assisted suicide|
|Beat up someone||Assault||Beating in self-defense or consensual contact sport|
|Penetrating another or having sex with another||Rape||Penetrating during self-defense or consensual sex|
|Taking what appears to belong to another||Theft||Retrieving stolen goods* or after consensual exchange|
|Being on the property of another||Trespass||Rectifying wrongdoing or by permission of owner|
|Coercion||Aggression by Coercion
e.g. Extortion, Slavery
|Rectification by Coercion
Coercion to rectify wrongs
* Criminality may be rectfied using proportional coercion or violence against the aggressor.
† Permissible means that it is not morally wrong to do, but is not a mandatory duty either.
Aggression - the initiation of nonconsensual interpersonal force or the threat of it, understood to include the force substitutes of fraud and theft by stealth.
Coercion - compelling another to obey by threat of violence.
Violence - the use of physical interpersonal force.
See an analogous table which uses Mark Passio's terminology.