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"End justifies the mean" how many of you agree with this quote?

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Asked by Josna, 16 Apr '13 08:56 am
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I don't believe but mostly people do esp in modern world.
Answered by Quest, 16 Apr '13 11:12 am

 
  
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Yes i agree
Answered by krish, 16 Apr '13 11:03 am

 
  
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The phrase the end justifies the means refers to the morality of an action. It means that the morality of an action is based solely on the outcome of that action and not on the action itself. Example: Telling a lie that has no negative effect on anyone, and saves someone grief, is good. Killing someone to save others may also be morally justifiable.

A deontologist would say lying/killing is always bad. A consequentialist would say that it is acceptable if the outcome is positive. It can involve illegal activities and what some would consider immoral methods, but definitely is not based on that.
Answered by Psycho, 16 Apr '13 09:54 am

 
  
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Ye tau sir ke upper se Gujra josna ji
Answered by vijaygarg, 16 Apr '13 09:13 am

 
  
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This is Indian mantra. Salman Khan and Vadra are proof
Answered by Poor Indian, 16 Apr '13 08:58 am

 
  
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