The moral theory of Utilitarianism

Suppose you have an opportunity to either: (1) send $800 to an area suffering from famine, in order to save a dozen people from starvation or (2) give the money to your little sister to buy books for college. Which would you do? Why? Explain which moral theory aligns with your decision-making process.

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with my decision. This theory promotes the well-being of human beings by focusing on positive aspects of life and eliminating negative life experiences such as pain and suffering (Savulescu, Persson, & Wilkinson, 2020). The theory of utilitarianism advocates for helping others and making it a significant part of life.

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The moral theory of Utilitarianism