If a goal is worthy, then any means taken to attain it are justifiable.
Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider ways in which the statement might or might not hold true and explain how these considerations shape your position.
From a consequentialist standpoint, euthanasia can be justified because they believe a morally right act is the one that will produce a good outcome, which would reduce the suffering of a dying patient. However, a society that is ruled by such principle would be susceptible to becoming an immoral society. When it comes to justice, the intrinsic cause is a more important thing to be accounted for than the impacts of consequence. Thus, I disagree with the statement that supports the consequentialist viewpoint.
Of course, even when one's intention was innocent, if its consequence was harmful, he or she is responsible for the action that he made; for accidental murder, one must be punished accordingly. Nevertheless, not all consequences cannot be praised or acknowledged. In many cases, seemingly beneficial results can turn out to be the cause of evil decisions.
The reason why I disagree with the above statement can be best explained with the famous Professor Michal Sandal's Harvard lecture on Utilitarianism. His lecture begins with a question as to whether the action that can spare the lives of five on a trolly car that is about to rack at the end of the track by flipping over the fat man leaning over the bypass bridge to act as a heavy object that would stop it from running can be justified. Obviously, we know such behavior is not morally acceptable although a larger number of people can benefit from sacrifice.
Another compelling example can be seen in an officer's violation of due process when arresting criminals. Due process is an important regulation that the court reviews when they question on the enforcement of laws. In any case, public officers' vow to uphold should not justify an act of breaking laws as an excuse to enforce them. A Miranda warning, which is a prophylactic criminal procedure requires law enforcement to protect an individual who is in custody and subject to direct questioning. The police men's ruthless beating of a black motorist outraged the LA riot in 1992 and a chain of events. Out society honors those who accomplished their goal by means of fair play rather than double standards.
Although it is a common human behavior trait to rush toward obtaining their goal by any methods, such actions should be prevented; otherwise, our society would suffer from corruption or abusive behaviors. In many murder cases, the cause of death is more importantly weighted than the result itself because of the motive or intention is a key factor in judging as to whether a defendant is guilty or can be justified for his action as reasonable self-defense.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 2, column 22, Rule ID: ONES
Message: Did you mean 'one's'?
...ialist viewpoint. Of course, even when ones intention was innocent, if its conseque...
Line 3, column 123, Rule ID: HE_VERB_AGR
Message: The proper name in singular (Harvard) must be used with a third-person verb: 'lectures'.
...famous Professor Michal Sandals Harvard lecture on Utilitarianism. His lecture begins w...
Line 3, column 184, Rule ID: WHETHER
Message: Can you shorten this phrase to just 'whether', or rephrase the sentence to avoid "as to"?
...ism. His lecture begins with a question as to whether the action that can spare the lives of ...
Line 4, column 46, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'officers'' or 'officer's'?
Suggestion: officers'; officer's
...er compelling example can be seen in an officers violation of due process when arresting...
Line 5, column 360, Rule ID: WHETHER
Message: Can you shorten this phrase to just 'whether', or rephrase the sentence to avoid "as to"?
...or intention is a key factor in judging as to whether a defendant is guilty or can be justifi...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
accordingly, however, if, nevertheless, so, thus, as to, of course, in any case, in many cases
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 26.0 19.5258426966 133% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 17.0 12.4196629213 137% => OK
Conjunction : 7.0 14.8657303371 47% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 16.0 11.3162921348 141% => OK
Pronoun: 28.0 33.0505617978 85% => OK
Preposition: 57.0 58.6224719101 97% => OK
Nominalization: 13.0 12.9106741573 101% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2166.0 2235.4752809 97% => OK
No of words: 436.0 442.535393258 99% => OK
Chars per words: 4.96788990826 5.05705443957 98% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.56953094068 4.55969084622 100% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.9548940543 2.79657885939 106% => OK
Unique words: 245.0 215.323595506 114% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.561926605505 0.4932671777 114% => OK
syllable_count: 678.6 704.065955056 96% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 5.0 6.24550561798 80% => OK
Article: 6.0 4.99550561798 120% => OK
Subordination: 3.0 3.10617977528 97% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.77640449438 0% => OK
Preposition: 6.0 4.38483146067 137% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 18.0 20.2370786517 89% => OK
Sentence length: 24.0 23.0359550562 104% => OK
Sentence length SD: 59.87291067 60.3974514979 99% => OK
Chars per sentence: 120.333333333 118.986275619 101% => OK
Words per sentence: 24.2222222222 23.4991977007 103% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.22222222222 5.21951772744 100% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 5.0 7.80617977528 64% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 10.2758426966 78% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 10.0 5.13820224719 195% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 0.0 4.83258426966 0% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0916361600357 0.243740707755 38% => The similarity between the topic and the content is low.
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0312805883218 0.0831039109588 38% => Sentence topic similarity is low.
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.041680329618 0.0758088955206 55% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0511811470115 0.150359130593 34% => Maybe some paragraphs are off the topic.
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0162301884743 0.0667264976115 24% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.
automated_readability_index: 14.1 14.1392134831 100% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 47.12 48.8420337079 96% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.7 12.1743820225 104% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.84 12.1639044944 97% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.25 8.38706741573 110% => OK
difficult_words: 122.0 100.480337079 121% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.0 11.8971910112 92% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.6 11.2143820225 103% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 75.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.5 Out of 6
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.
too much content for examples in the third and fourth paragraph. need more arguments. like:
All human history have justified the fact that we humans should adhere to the high spirit of endeavoring to achieve worthy goals, which is equally essential to making progress at the individual level and to obtaining holistic development at the societal level. However, the influence exerted on society by our performance is not only the benefit from attaining a worthy goal, but also the cost spent in the process to pursuing it. Since it is the combination of this two effects that eventually makes sense, never shall we make easy judgment about the justification of accomplishing a goal.
Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 3.0 out of 6
Category: Satisfactory Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 18 15
No. of Words: 436 350
No. of Characters: 2125 1500
No. of Different Words: 251 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.57 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.874 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.855 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 163 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 125 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 81 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 59 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 24.222 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 11.975 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.444 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.28 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.528 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.083 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5