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    In the Abolition of man one of the main arguments that Lewis makes was that the result of education in the spirit of the green book is the destruction of the society that accepts it. In the green book the authors named G&T place their own opinion within the book which is that people should only use their reason when making decisions and not their emotions or spirited element. The authors state this because in society peoples views are often reflected in their work intentionally or unintentionally

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    Lewis would refer to it in his Abolition of Man, the Tao. In this particular book Lewis discusses the implications that would follow could man overcome this basic value system that has been in place since the development of rational thought. However, paradoxical as his opinion may seem, he holds that to step beyond the Tao is to plunge into nothingness. Simply put, it is his claim that to destroy, or even fundamentally change, man’s basic value system is to destroy man himself.      Lewis

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    The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis         The Abolition of Man is perhaps the best defense of natural law to be       published in the twentieth century. The book is outstanding not because       its ideas are original, but because it presents so clearly the common       sense of the subject, brilliantly encapsulating the Western natural law       tradition in all its Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian glory. Interestingly,       Lewis' defense of objective morality

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    The Abolition of Man as Wake Up Call   There are three very important ideas that C. S. Lewis explicates in his book, The Abolition of Man. The first essay focuses on moral subjectivism, the second on the Tao, and the third on the consequences of living in a morally relativist society. As a dramatic conclusion to these essays, Lewis asserts that if we do not carefully educate ourselves and accept the authority of the Tao we may become heartless men and women, incapable of governing a society

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    ‘The Abolition of Man’ C.S.Lewis Throughout many of his works C.S Lewis aimed to challenge the philosophical presuppositions of his readers. The Abolition of man is a prime example as Lewis asserts that if we demolish traditional moral values and allow science to gain control over the conscious of man as it has over other forms of nature, it will result in the eventual abolition of man. If we abolish man’s conscious, we abolish man. Lewis illustrates this point through his three chapters, ‘Men without

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    movement for abolition. The Abolition movement had been stirring in America prior to the American Revolution and since. For over 80 years, people had been calling for the practice of slavery to be removed from the country. It was not until a bloody war and three constitutional amendments it occurred. At the same time, another revolution was brewing: suffrage. These two movements were closely entangled and both worked for each other’s causes. However, after Frederick Douglas declared abolition must occur

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    Bondage. In 1929, after Lewis had questioned his faith long enough, he surrendered, admitting “God was God.” From there, Lewis would write reflective literature devoted to his newly found faith. The Abolition of Man was first given as a series of lectures than published in 1943. In The Abolition of Man, Lewis argues for the reality “beyond predicates” – meaning the universe was such, “that certain emotional reactions on our part could be either congruous or incongruous to it – believed, in fact, that

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    Extending further than the span of written history, man has brought the application of property law to his fellow man for some form of economical or social gain. In the period predating the mid 18th century, most people had a natural acceptance of the racial nature of using black people as slaves. To inhabitants of Europe, as well as settlers in the New World, the mere notion of being black was immediately allied with droves of negative associations, “it connotated heathenism, paganism, and connections

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    never desired solely the abolition of slavery. Instead, Lincoln, ideologically opposed to slavery yet never inclined to act upon this inclination before 1862 as the preservation of the union was more important, favored using the slavery issue as a weapon to weaken the Confederacy and to strengthen the Union; it was his proverbial axe with which he planned to end the rebellion.

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    In the 1800s slavery was unjust and unfair for the slaves. Abolition in Rochester explicitly states facts about the Underground Railroad. The Midnight Arrival shows more emotion and details about how it was back in the day for slaves. Abolition in Rochester is a story that explains the Underground Railroad. Just like the Midnight Arrival, Abolition in Rochester talks about the Underground Railroad. Abolition in Rochester has both Susan B. Anthony and Fredrick Douglas who are against slavery and

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