privacy - Feels that the ones that are illegl are just...

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John Stuart MIll Private domain (unless emergencies warrant interference) Public domain (government regulation) Society has jurisdiction General welfare will or will not be promoted by interfering (open to discussion) Gerald Dworkin Dworkin points out both points of mill’s argument The utilitarian (right of privacy and personal autonomy ( open for refutation because so many variables are involved)) The deontological (person has the right to act in accordance with what his own conception of what is right for him, minus personal indenture or servitude Agrees with ultilitarian but with more added exceptions to the ruled The deontilogical view is doesn’t fit with mills view and is somewat contradictory. Dworkin points out a list of paternalistic laws( government “treating us as children”) that are as he says justified limitations on individual liberty. Richards defends mill more than dworkin Main topic is drugs how not all dangerous drugs are forbidden ie tobacco and alcohol
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Unformatted text preview: Feels that the ones that are illegl are just because they don’t have enough people behind them to lobby If people want to take or do dangerous things to alter their state of mind perception or feeling they should have to the liberty to do so. Again I find myself reading three opinions that by themselves are inordinately incorrect. But not lacking valid points. They take their positions to an extreme where as usual a balance of the collective three (i.e. the building of commons sense) could make a general set of rules that could become more specified where necessary. Yes we should have the right to dictate our lives. Yes there should be rules in place ( non invasive hopefully, and generally accepted by popular vote) Yes we should have privacy and individual autonomy. But as with al things there absolute freedom can quickly become absolute chaos. Rules help keep this inbalance....
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course GENERAL 101 taught by Professor Prof.staff during the Spring '11 term at Manhattan College.

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