Mere Christianity Part 12
Working On Faith that Upholds you. From C.S Lewis, My good friend Hessian described a a healthy principle to develop one. I leave the rest for your views.
I have now gotten to book 3, “Christian Behaviour,” in C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity. The first chapter, “The Three Parts of Morality,” discusses human morality.
Lewis begins by discussing the idea of morality as an ideal, or subjective morality to use the more widely understood phrase. He argues “When a man says that a certain woman, or house, or ship, or garden is ‘his ideal’ he does not mean (unless he is rather a fool) that everyone else ought to have the same ideal. In such matters we are entitled to have different tastes and, therefore, different ideals. But it is dangerous to describe a man who tries very hard to keep the moral law as a ‘man of high ideals,’ because this might lead you to think that moral perfection was a private taste of his own and that the rest of us were not called on to share…
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