J. S. Mill Consequentialism

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Throughout the history of the world, people have been searching for ways to work together, to make life easier. Some get the better end of the deal, and others are left behind just trying to survive. Over the course of history, because of ethical values, and a utilitarian mindset the world has begun to be a farer place. In this report I will show how J.S Mill has been a forerunner in an optimific lifestyle, and how consequentialism has shaped our world today.
What is consequentialism? Consequentialism is the idea that the morality of one’s actions are judged by the outcomes/consequences. When a police officer, or a firefighter wakes up every morning to go and save the lives of others, that has a positive effect on multiple people’s lives. On