I know I have written a lot recently about the German Philosopher Immanuel Kant and his categorical Imperative, but I saw something this morning that stunned me from John 15:11 and I must tell you about it. For those of you just coming into this discussion, Immanuel Kant’s categorical imperative is this: an action can … Continue reading Do You Know John 15:11??
Yesterday I told you that Kant’s categorical imperative (his rule that an act can only be moral if you gain nothing from it) is not useful for anyone, especially Christians. Recently in my morning devotions, I pondered over two verses that blasted Kant out of my soul once again! The two verses were Philippians 3:7-8, … Continue reading How Philippians 3:7-8 Blasted Kant Out of My Soul
Immanuel Kant’s categorical imperative is his moral compass which says the morality of an act decreases to the degree that we enjoy it or gain any benefit from it. Actions are only good if the actor is disinterested in the act. Therefore to the degree that we are disinterested in our actions, we are virtuous … Continue reading Kant’s Categorical Imperative: Biblical? Useful?