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A moral theory in which we judge whether an action is better than alternatives by its actual or expected results or consequences; actions are then judged in terms of the promotion of human happiness. * Deontological Egoism Teleological Utilitarianism While there are various notions like "good," "bad," "ought," "love," "friendship," and "beauty" that have intrinsic moral value, why it is impossible to deduce from them, a priori, moral judgments? * Their content must be derived from experience Everybody has them and recognizes their validity. These intuitions are self evident and axiomatic These notions are unanalyzable and irreducible to anything else. The following are moral marks except one. * Etiquette Remorse Guilt Apology Although morality is a higher-order social practice, its contents however come only from what? * Social contract Current level of development Cultures Religion These are things that are useful as instruments or tools we use them and value them as means toward some other end. *