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Philosophy Midterm - “How would you like it if . . .”  - general argument when hurting someone - When asked that question you are supposed to think about all the  feelings  you would have if someone stole your umbrella. - When our own interests are threatened by inconsiderate behaviors, most of us find it easy to appreciate those others who have a reason to be more considerate. - If you are admitting that you think the eprson would have a reason not to do it to you: there's no special reason for him Not to steal your umbrella as opposed to anythign else. - therefore, if it is a reason anyone would have not to hurt anyone else then it is a reason for you to have not to hurt someone else in that way. - Impartiality - how much of it should you have. - should you care about every other person as you cared about yourself? - if someone were that impartial between himself and others it would rule out caring more about his love ones than strangers. - which seems to much to ask for most people. - The Good Will   Since a good will is good in itself, it is good even if it does not achieve what it aims it.  Thus, it does not matter whether or not a good
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