I believe the person is the best choice because life

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desire. I believe the person is the best choice because life isn’t always about doing what you want. If people were to follow their desires for pleasure the world wouldn’t move forward unless it moved towards a path of damage. It is better to judge in a case by case style like Act Utilitarianism rather than Rule Utilitarianism because every person is different and how they react and grow to trials and tribulations is different. While one person might wallow in their suffering, and wish they had chosen the pig, another might use their suffering to better understand those around them. The person suffering might use their suffering to empathize with others and use it for mental cultivation.
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Salwa Hasan PHIL2020 CRN81340 Prof.MacKinnon 10/23/2017 Reading Assignment The life of the swine would be the life of the fool. A fool would never move forward in life but always remain stagnant. While it may experience joy, it would never understand the realities of life. 3. John Stuart Mill speaks of swine and humans. What does he say about such choices? Quote his work. I chose this quote from John Stuart Mill because I felt that it fit my choice very well. I felt that the quote suited the topic very well as it explained the choice the reader would have to make. “It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, is of a different opinion, it is because they only know their side of the question. The other party to the comparison knows both sides.” The quote gave me a better understand of what the choice would mean for me. It helped me to understand that even when a choice seems obvious, it may not be. Because while some may choose the simple pleasures of the pig, they would be missing out on the pains and joys in life that allow a person to grow and learn and become who they are.
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