After the end of the Second World War it was a categorical imperative for us to declare that we renounced war forever in a central article of the new Constitution.
A categorical imperative would be one which represented an action as objectively necessary in itself, without reference to any other purpose.
Oh God, my choice of film has never depended on the hero. In fact, you will see that some of my categorical mistakes had nothing to do with the hero in it.
President Obama's policies have been categorical failures for our country. Unemployment is over nine percent, our deficits are growing, and small businesses are being burdened with regulations.
My conscience is informed by reason. It's like Kant's categorical imperative: behave to others as you would wish they behaved to you.