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I believe rationality is incorrectly dictated by society Generally when one is irrational he or she is contradicting the normal or what everyone is programmed to do Kant says Can you also will that your maxim should become a universal law1 In part I agree to the theory of universal law where rational is judged by universality or what everyone should do In fact we know that primitive societies were not built on rationality I believe that we are intrinsically rational and irrational In my opinion taking the daouist view having the ability to be rational and irrational a hybrid of both gives an individual the ability to be rational Kant says These so far from hiding a good will or disguising it rather bring it out by contrast and make it shine forth more brightly2 I like what Kant thinks here but I think the good will should be substituted with irrationality For example in order to maintain the title rational while conforming to societys dictated rationality one must do the following Allow our irrational thoughts and ideas to manifest themselves in private and then refine and hide them for public display When an individual is accepted or titled as rational they are universally accepted universal law Irrationality must be well disguised at first to gain universal acceptance along with the sister word credibility Once credibility has been established undress the irrational This first step to rationality is what I believe makes us our each and own individuals Society has affinities for these types of individuals they are in simple the people who are successfully different Kant says that To assure ones own happiness is a duty3 Here I like what Kant says but with different meaning I believe duty is freedom and happiness is indicative of irrationality In fact I will go to the extent of saying that happiness is freedom Freedom is a duty so we need irrationality and
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