Unformatted text preview: prevents pain. That extends to the greatest possible number. If one assesses the action, one looks at the consequences, not at the person. If someone gives money to someone because they want to look good, and if someone gives because she cares, both are morally good actions. The characters are different. Me: The human being has three sides, the physical, the mental, and the emotional. Mill’s hierarchy ranks pleasures from the physical to the emotional to the mental. What we suggest is not having that hierarchy but rather introducing the three sides of the human entity to show that every pleasure can have deeper meaning, not just quantitatively but qualitatively. The three are separate yet related. Applying this to sex, for example, combining the physical aspect with a mental cognition and an emotional and spiritual bridge between the two, you go from sex to lovemaking (though that doesn’t necessarily mean it is soft and vanilla)....
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- Fall '11