Consequences ethically justify the decisions and actions
Todd and Edna have been married for three years. They have had serious personal problems. Edna is a heavy drinker, and Todd cannot keep a job. Also, they have bickered and fought constantly since their marriage. Deciding that the way to overcome their problems is to have a child, they stop practicing birth control, and Edna becomes pregnant.
Todd and Edna Problem (150 word minimum not including the questions)
What are the consequences of the actions taken?
Did the actions taken represent a greater good?
Who would benefit from the good?
Did the consequences ethically justify the decisions and actions?
How would John Locke have solved the problem? Is his answer the same or different from yours? Why or why not?