Mere Christianity - Book I: Chapter 3 The Reality of the Law Summary & Analysis

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Book I: Chapter 3 The Reality of the Law Summary and Analysis

Lewis claims we know the reality of the Law by our responses to it. This is similar to knowing subatomic particles by what happens around them, but we do not need huge accelerators to know how we feel about events. Lewis uses several common examples to illustrate his point.

What makes a good rock or a bad tree? We have desires we impose on the rock or tree, such as wanting a rock a certain size, shape and color for a garden or a tree that gives shade during hot days. The good rock would be the perfect one for the garden, and a bad tree would not give enough shade, but the rock and the tree are not aware of our desires. They are simply being...

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