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The Seal of Confession and the Utilitarian Imperative

The sacrament of confession, according to Catholic teaching, involves a seal of confession for the priest involved. A priest who is hearing a confession cannot speak freely about, make reference to, insinuate to others, or by any means do anything … Continue reading

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Utilitarianism, Pleasure and Happiness.

Suppose the Utilitarian suggests that there is no logically possible world in which some act is morally wrong, and in which that act does not result in a depreciation of at least one creature’s ‘pleasure to pain’ ratio. I think this … Continue reading

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A Utilitarian argument against believing in Utilitarianism

A popular criticism of Utilitarianism is that it is impractical because one is never in a good position to judge what the outcome of some event will be on the world. The immediate outcome can probably be judged probabilistically with … Continue reading

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