Killers are not responsible for their killing. Weakness is now an accomplishment. Not persuaded By Nietzsche, to be outwardly focused to be weak, false, outwardly focuses instead is not synonymous with weakness. There is a god Morals are invented by nobility but instead do as instructions from god as the best Kant 5. The person who benefits others in distress - good will only if done from duty - if he feels love/compassion… then this is not a morally praiseworthy act (no moral worth) -The duty to help others where one can is the duty. -if done to advance another initiative or even pursuit of honor is not moral worth - moral value if his live sucks but still helps others 6. Hypothetical imperative: declare a possible action to be practically necessary as a means to a desired end Categorical imperative: one that represented an action as itself objectively necessary without regard to any further end. 1 act only on that maxim by which you can at the same time will that is should become universal law 2. act in such a way that you treat humanity always at the same time as an end and not merely as a means Imperative formulation of a commandment commandments constrain a will. Sates which of my possible actions would be good.
7. see above definitions b. second version of categorical imperative @ play 1. to sell oneself is to teat one’s body a means to get to law school 2. the end in this case is law school and body is a means 3. all rational beings must be valued as ends, end must be able to share in the
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