Sunday, August 25, 2013

Ends and Means

The adage "The Ends justify the Means" is constantly a battle in philosophical war.  J.P. and I have discussed at length the issue of Kantian Philosophy and Individual Freedom.  The conclusion of the Kant's "categorical imperative" and the moral impact that individuals are ends in themselves and should never be used as means to an end, creates a battlefield with philosophical paradoxes and moral dilemmas.

Quickly the philosophical camps divide between the "Ends" group and the "Means" group with the moral battlefield in the middle of the ring. 

My viewpoint:

"Pay attention to YOUR ENDS, and don't worry about the others who are MEAN"

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