Belief : 1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in a person or thing; faith. 2. Mental acceptance or conviction in the truth or actuality of something. 3. Something believed or accepted as true; especially, a particular tenet, or a body of tenets, accepted by a group of persons.
This position can be described as a reconciliation between act consequentialism – in which the morality of an action is determined by that action's effects – and rule consequentialism – in which moral behavior is derived from following rules that lead to positive outcomes.  [ citation needed ]
A clear and concise summary with good bibliography. You should include citations in your text. Where does the particular information come from? I think it would also help to supply a few examples or applications along the way, which you do in the last section.
Still others have argued that Consequentialism fails to appropriately take into account the people affected by a particular action (. a Consequentialist cannot really criticize human rights abuses in a war if they ultimately result in a better state of affairs ).
(Little 2003: P17-18) state that in normal process of development, capabilities that all humans have the potential to develop and exercises are realized in play, work, education, conversation, family life, friendship, and so on. Lack of good preventive health care may prevent a child from taking part in play of benefiting from an education. Lack of opportunities for employment may harm the development of many. Thus, a series of institutional, social, and family requirements need to be in place for successful development
Application: The first paragraph or two in the body should apply consequentialist ethical theory to your topic, and more specifically you must examine your particular chosen consequentialist (utilitarian) sub-type and how it connects to your topic and thesis statement. In this paragraph you should cite utilitarian scholars and how they view your topic.