Consequentialism is an ethical theory that judges if something is right or wrong based on the consequences of that specific act. One popular example is lying. We all know that lying is morally wrong. That being said, if someone tells a lie to save a person’s life, Consequentialism says that is okay solely based on the end result.
It is very important to know that real life consequence is totally different as it is not a theory. The consequence is something produced by a cause, a result or effect of an action or condition or as a direct result of one’s actions. Consequences can be good or bad, based on the contributing factor. As a general rule, if you do good things, good things will happen. If you do bad things, bad things will happen. We all have the freedom of choice so we must choose wisely.
Breaking the law provides a good example of the consequences of doing bad things because having to stay in the Southern Regional Jail is not a good thing. The old saying “you made your bed, now lie in it” comes to mind, even if it is made of solid concrete.
Jeremiah Dixon – Wanton Endangerment, Brandishing a Deadly Weapon, Domestic Battery, Domestic Assault
Leroy Martin – Setting Fire to Lands of Another, Permit Fire to Escape, Burning During Restricted Hours, Failure to Safety Strip
Norman Farthing – Driving Revoked for DUI 3rd Offense, Defective Equipment
Tammy Halstead – Child Endangerment
Cody Smith – Attempt to Commit a Felony
Jackie Riggs, Jr. – Possession of a Schedule III Controlled Substance
Brittany Bradley – Child Endangerment, Falsely Reporting an Emergency Incident
William Rood, II – Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm, Prohibited Person in Possession of Concealed Firearm, Shoplifting 3rd Offense, Conspiracy to Commit a Felony
Sonya Rood – 3rd Offense Shoplifting, Conspiracy to Commit Shoplifting 3rd Offense, Conspiracy to Commit Prohibited Person to Possess a Firearm