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... dam, and balance it against the amount and quality of bad or “pain” that he creation of this dam would bring to people. If the amount and/or quality of pleasure it generates among the population is greater than the amount of pain that is generated then the dam will be built, however, if the amount and/or quality of pain it generates among the population is greater than that of pleasure that then the dam will not be built even if it would be more beneficial to the government itself to have the dam built or not built. Utilitarianism is very practical in that it does not label actions as being absolutely right or wrong, even thou some actions such as lying will be considered to be wrong in general they are not always so, and it allows for there to be some “wiggle room” in regards to whether an action is moral or not based upon the circumstances surrounding an action.
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