Deontology is a school of philosophy that judges the morality of an action based on rules. It doesn't take into consideration outcomes (or the weighing of which outcome is better). To illustrate this idea, let me use a daily social interaction as an example. A colleague sent picture of 2 designs of socks in our [...]
Let's run a thought experiment. As a regular gym-goer, you make use of 5 weight machine; 3 are for training upper body, and 2 are for training lower body. They are arranged in an alternate pattern, and you typically work your way down the line doing your sets of workout. When you complete your set at the 5th machine, you return to the 1st and start your 2nd round.
I don't know for others, but I feel the case of Annie Ee struck a raw chord, in at least whoever cared enough to leave comments on the news that the perpetrators were finally convicted. The fact that someone could actually suffer 8 months of physical abuse without anyone else feeling the need to bring [...]