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should be really kept, but provided that no other overriding factors exist. Ethical rules, some propose, are better construed as generalizations rather than as categorical commands without any exception. Another shortcoming of Kant's ethics is its lack of solution to instances when there is conflict of duties. Notice though that in completely disregarding the consequences in moral evaluation of actions, Kant appears inconsistent. Concerning enjoyment in doing virtuous acts, Kant's theory differs from that of Aristotle. For Aristotle, the genuinely virtuous person totally enjoys carrying out moral acts. But for Kant, a moralact involves being contrary_to somebody's feelings, rnatural inclinations, and wishes. In fact, the distress of well-doing is even considered by Kant as a sign of virtue. Indeed, Kant completely removes one's taste, emotion, liking and the like in the sphere of morality. Moreover, Kant's theory would go against Christian philosophy's emphasis on love, for love is basically a strong liking or desire. Applied religiously, Kant's stance seems to go against the biblical decree to worship and serve God with a joyful heart. In general however, Kant contributes much to the study of morality, affirms our consciousness of the moral law inherent to our practical reason. Kant defines human dignity as resting on the attainment of moral character, and thus not on things like progress in scientific advances. His categorical imperative supports the democratic notion that all people are created equal, from which we can derive that discrimination is not good especially before the law. Moreover, his categorical imperative forbids us to behave in an inconsistent and hypocritical manner. Rights Theory The principle of rights was proposed by Immanuel Kant. He saw a distinctive correlation, yet difference between the intent of the law and the enforcement of law. According to Kant government were entrusted with the capacity to create laws by the citizen they governed in exchange for protection. Thus, governments have no right to disrupt that trust by making laws with cruel intent against the freedom that citizens had been promised. The principles of rights theory is the notion that in order for a society to be efficacious government must approach the
making and enforcement of laws with right intentions with respect to the end goals of the society that it governs. Members of society give up some freedoms for their protection, but the government cannot infringe upon the rights that citizens have been promised. Rights Theory simply means that government should practice doing what is being decided. It indicates that government must not enforce law or rules too much in the extent of eradicating all the freedoms of members of a society.

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