Qualities Of Kantianism, Existentialism And Utilitarianism

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Growing up my parents forced their beliefs on me, but as I have gotten older and taken PHIL 103 Ethics, my morals and where I stand ethically has changed dramatically. When I was younger my parents would tell me that there were things I had to do and those that I couldn’t do, but they usually didn’t have a reason why. I strongly believe that you do not need God in your life to do the right thing, or to be a good person, “Even Kant admits at one point that full-fledged belief in God is not rationally necessary, since one could conceivably seek the highest good if one merely believes that God 's existence is possible (Kant, 1781–1787, 651)” (Evans, 2014). Everyone should live their lives the way they want nobody should be tied down to rules made by a person that nobody really knows if he actually exists. …show more content…
Qualities of Kantianism that are in my moral theory are: measures intentions, not ends nor consequences, minimal, and to set a good example for everyone that those should follow. Qualities of Existentialism I found in my moral theory are: our lives are a product of random events, and that we only exist. Lastly a found similarities in my moral theory and Utilitarianism such as: looking at what actually happens, and not just what is intended, morality may change depending on the preferences of actual people, offers general guidelines (rule utilitarianism), upholds rules of justice (rule utilitarianism). Also in my moral theory, I believe that all human beings along with family pets are rational beings, neither plants nor the

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