Herd AC[1]

Herd AC[1] - HERDAC I affirm, Resolved: Public health...

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HERD AC I affirm, Resolved: Public health concerns justify compulsory immunizations I offer the following definition to clarify the round Compulsory : required by regulations or laws; obligatory compulsory education Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 6th Edition 2003. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003 Since the resolution posits the question of whether compulsory vaccinations are just, I value justice, defined as giving each their due. The standard is maximizing net benefits for three reasons. First , all moral calculi terminate in a utilitarian weighing of net-benefits, since it is the only way to weigh competing moral obligations. Establishing arbitrary side constraints on morality without a comparison to a moral system absent that side constraint allows for unnecessary violations of human worth. Since the axiom of morality is that all individuals have equal worth, we ought to maximize it. Second , since the resolution is a question of public policy, a consequentialist standard is most consistent with the way this question is dealt with in the real world. It is empirically proven that government’s act on the behalf of the general interest of its people. Many countries have passed recent public interest disclosure acts. Deontology fails as a moral theory for three reasons First , Deontology is paradoxical because if people’s rights are valuable, then more respect for rights bears a greater moral value. Second , one violation against another person forces the violator to lose no matter the circumstance. Deontology is infinitely regressive in this sense because placing constraints on people are meaningless without tangible benefits. My right to free speech means nothing if I am not in the proper physical state to exercise it, so ensuring basic needs always comes before side constraints. Third , If everyone has equal worth, then society collectively has more worth than any one individual, since society transitively assumes the worth of those who compose it. Therefore to respect the worth of persons we must first look to the general good of society.
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Fourth , persons cannot be treated as ends in themselves because individuals are predicated upon the community for two reasons SOCIETY COMES FIRST FOR TWO REASONS; FIRST HUMAN CONCEPTION IS FORMED AND SHAPED BY SOCIETY AND SECOND FREEDOMS ARE GUARANTEED BY SOME OTHER AGENT SUCH AS SOCIETY. Jacob M. Chapman. Univ. of California Berkeley. Doomsday: A Look at the Ethical Issues behind the Government's Cocercive Powers in Response to a Public Health nightmare. byPress Legal studies. 2007/paper 1934/lexis/yeah. Communitarians reject the liberal belief that individuals possess rights which necessarily supersede the rights of the community as a whole. Rather, they argue that communities ought to be the primary point of reference we use when developing a moral framework. To support their premise that society is the a priori moral actor, communitarians make a couple of different
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