Compare And Contrast The Potological And Deontological Ethical Theories

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Deontological Ethical Theory states that a person has duties to god, oneself, and duties to others. We all know that we have this duty, and we know this intuitively without deriving it from any more basic moral principles. A duty theorist would also agree that abortion is morally wrong. They believe that it is our duty to others and ourselves to care for other human beings. Abortion is taking away a human life and would be wrong. By taking life away from a human, you would be treating that life as a means to an end for yourself, not as an end in itself. Next, it is our duty to protect and care for the child. If you do not fulfill your duty to care for the child, you would be morally wrong. Finally, many may agree that duties take over privileges.
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