On the subject of religious belief, we relax standards of reasonableness and evidence that we rely on in every other area of our lives. We relax so totally that people believe the most ludicrous propositions, and are willing to organize their lives around them.
The theologian considers sin mainly as an offence against God; the moral philosopher as contrary to reasonableness.
I will not attempt to deny the reasonableness and necessity of a party war; but in carrying on that war all principles and rules of justice should not be departed from.
Kant's style is so heavy that after his pure reason, the reader longs for unreasonableness.
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