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Hana is on a board that makes decisions about organ donation recipients and what priority they ought to have in the waiting list to receive organs At the hospital at which she works such decisions are typically made on the basis of the seriousness of a persons health condition and so the urgency of a transplant the likelihood that the recipients body will accept the organs the expected lifespan of the recipient and his or her likely quality of life Hana happens to be good friend with someone just being placed on the waiting list they come from the same small town She knows that this man is raising a family is a fantastic artist and has a vibrant warm personality For all of these reasons she feels a great deal of compassion for him compared to the other potential recipients whom she does not know personally and wants to place him higher in the priority queue then the considerations above would justify From a Humean point of view does the fact that she feels more compassion for him than for other potential recipients mean that placing him higher in the queue would be the right thing to do Why or why not Explain enough to Humes theory to explain whether this would be justified from a Humean point of viewIn his third book of Morals Hume establishes that mans perception of vice and virtue are the original motive of morality However a passion such as self-love when liberated is the source of all injustice and violence This together with humans dependence on each other motivates society and social conventions Mankinds selfishness motivates society and society comes with social conventions All being are affected by the pain and pleasure of others preceded by sympathy Therefore mans sympathy with the public interest States that morals excite passions and produce or prevent actions But its certain that self-love a passion towards ones self when it acts at
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