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Unformatted text preview: imperfect duties. A perfect duty would be to always tell the truth, he states that one knows that always telling the truth is the right thing to do. An example of imperfect duties is an individual striving to greater develop his personal talents, this is imperfect because there could be good or bad motives behind this goal. I disagree with his idea of perfect duties. I can think of many situations in which people could lie with truly good intentions. Christian evangelicals are not allowed to evangelize their beliefs in China, but to Christians if someone is not told the glory of Christ they spend eternity in hell. Christians lie to the china government with incredibly pure motives to spread the love of Christ and help bring people to heaven. Kant has many good thoughts, but in my opinion his thinking contains many fallacies....
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- Spring '08