Kantian Gloom-Watch: The Humiliation Edition

Another pail of gloom winched up from the dank depths of the Kantian system:

Now, what in our judgement infringes upon our self-conceit humiliates. Hence the moral law unavoidably humiliates every human being when he compares it with the sensible propensity of his nature.

Kant, Critique of Practical Reason, Ak 5:73

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