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    Compare and contrast the differing moral stances of consequentialistic thinking and authority based thinking. What is at the root of each? What are two positive moral decision making features that each stance possesses?

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    The consequentialist will decide based on the outcomes or consequences of the decision, more of the big picture type of decision. The authority based decision maker will decide based on his/her own opinion of the problem, bringing the experiences and knowledge they have. This is less a decision based on what the ...

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    A discussion on the differences in consequential and authority based thinking and how they are used.