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John Stuart Mill and Utility

Summary: Everyone wants to pursue happiness and nothing else. Mill, which Morales explains, states that this is the way to live; to do everything according to your own pleasure. Basically, everyone should live virtuously and good consequences will come.
."..The creed which accepts as the foundation of morals utility or the greatest happiness principle holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness; wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness"

-John Stuart Mill

Imagine a world where people do things according to what gives them the most pleasure. People would never share half of their sandwich. The word volunteer would never be utilized. Students would never go to class; teachers would never teach. Nobody would be doing anything but the things that pleasure them; utility would be pursued by everyone. Act utilitarianism states that you must do what makes everyone happy. If the first choice is more pleasurable than the second, according to utilitarianism, the correct choice is the first one.

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