Nonconsequentialist Theory and Moral Absolutes

The rule nonconsequentialist theories essentially state that there are certain moral absolutes that should never be violated (for example, rules against killing, mutilating, stealing, and breaking promises.) To what extent do you agree or disagree with this idea? Are there certain dos and don'ts to which human beings should always adhere? If so, why should they be adhered to and what are they? If not, why not?

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