Moral Dishonesty

Niemeyer, Gerhart
December 1975
National Review;12/19/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 49, p1478
The article comments on moral dishonesty which arises unwittingly from an attempt to serve morality itself. Moral dishonesty is a human immaturity that can lead to the decline of mankind. The Communist threat and the forced busing for racial balance illustrate the principled subordination of reason to a distorted morality. Such instances showed how reason takes second place to subjective moral intentions and the emotional self-satisfaction of supporting a public cause seen as progressive.


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