Ab's Denial

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From a Utilitarian perspective, AB’s denial may be a necessary condition for ethical condition moral action outcome. Utilitarianism is a form of consequentialist moral theory that emphasizes maximization of utility as its primary goal. With regards to John Stuart Mill’s Harm principle, Human rights have limitations in that if actions by an individual cuase harm to themselves or others, society has jurisdiction over said actions. As such, in denial of AB’s request to operate motor vehicle, this limitation placed on AB is justified by the resulted prevention of harm to society i.e. potential motor vehicle accident in that the prevention maximizes societal utility. From this perspective, denial of AB’s request is arguably a moral action.
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