A similarity between deontological and utilitarianism

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on rules, obligation and duties. A similarity between deontological and utilitarianism is that both deal with moral ethics and outcomes based on an individual’s actions regardless of the result. All three theories primary objective is to seek what is right or wrong, what is good or bad. Each theory allows an individual to rationalize the best moral decision for their particular situation. Religion played a pivotal role in my upbringing so I can relate to deontological theory. I was raised to live by the bible and respect the laws and rules that would allow me to have the life God had intended me to have. As a child I loved people and was always so thankful for what I was blessed and the burning desire to give back to those less fortunate. I am reminded of a situation when my older brother and I were asked to organize a garage sale for our church; we were happy to do so and raised a lot of money. The day before we were to turn in the money my brother wanted to buy a go-cart and
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asked me to help pay for it, we were short $85.00. Our parents told us that if we wanted it we would have to pay for it on our own; my brother then had the idea to take the $85.00 from the church garage sale money. I told him no I knew it was wrong and I told him I
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