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Lewis begins this sermon with a prescription for deciding right and wrong. Lewis offers that a man should follow his conscience, in internal pressure, rather than his own judgments. This is because often men are wrong in their judgments of the mind, though most men may be wrong in different ways. He then offers an example of Reason.

To judge something as true or false, a man must decide on the facts first, then intuit the results of the actions and finally, arrange the facts to produce true proofs. However, falsehoods will lead to a false outcome, regardless of the honesty of the intuition employed to come to the result.

In addition, some people willfully decide to avoid an obvious inference in order to avoid a personally unacceptable result. Furthermore, many people adopt beliefs based...

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