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    Kant and Omelas

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    After becoming with familiar with the short story "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas", apply Kant's Categorical Imperative with regard to this story and describe how his perceptions and understanding pertain to the above story.

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    Kant's Categorical Imperative requires, by definition, that the law of reason control emotions to the point of dictating an objectively true action to take. In other words, emotions should not determine behavior; reason must keep desires of the will in ...

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    Kant's Categorical Imperative is applied, explained, and partially deconstructed using The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas.