If in her answer to Queen Caroline Jeanie does not literally "lie," she Jesuitically
evades imminent catastrophe by carnivalesquely construing the one word, "friends."(31) At least in this instance, we see a Jeanie who is not simply a static protagonist in an adventure-time chronotope; she is a character seemingly in the process of "becoming" and learning from the Ratcliffe model, but whether she can continue to see the alternatives inherent in the moment remains uncertain.
I think he is claiming that morality permits one to pursue and achieve nefarious goals through Jesuitically
clever means, and that because morality does so, it cannot be reduced to a few basic principles that can be theoretically systematized.