Living Issues

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  • Evaluating the Ethical Options

    ● What benefits and what harms will each option produce, and which alternative will lead to the best overall consequence? (Utilitarianism)

    ● What moral rights do the affected parties have, and which option best respects those rights? (Kant)

    ● Which course of action advances the common good?

    ● Which decision enables me to be and act in ways that develop my highest potential as a person? (Virtue)

    ● Which option treats everyone the same, except where there is a morally justifiable reason not to, and does not show favoritism or discrimination? (Justice and Fairness)

    Christian Perspectives