Books: Abuse and Different Ethical Perspectives / Concepts Essay

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Element 1. Understanding Different Ethical Perspectives/Concepts
16 Points → Student names the theory or theories, can present the gist of said theory or theories and accurately explains the details of the theory or theories used.
Classical utilitarianism, the theory as described by 17th century philosopher John Stuart Mill, states that the only thing that matters is that are the happiness and unhappiness that is created as a consequence of an action; those actions are to be judged right or wrong solely by virtue of their consequences, everything else is irrelevant. The theory also states that each person’s happiness is equally important. Utilitarianism stresses the importance of the consequential happiness of an action. Nevertheless, the “doctrine of swine” objection to humanity states that since all that matters are pleasure and happiness, then our values are to be deemed unworthy of living.

Element 2. Ethical Issue Recognition Cyber bullying is a bully harassing their victim through the use of electric devices. This is not ethical at all. The ethical issue with cyber bullying is that the victims of cyber bullying are being humiliated, harassed, and threatened. Cyber bullying often times leads to suicide. Lots of people who are connected to the internet and being bullied and often can’t unplug from the internet to avoid the harassment causing others to do unthinkable things. Previous research on traditional bullying among adolescents has found a relatively consistent link between…