Are intentions or outcomes more important when judging whether actions are moral?

Morality has to do with intentions; legality has to do with outcomes.

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* Morality has to do with intentions; legality has to do with outcomes.

* …I’d say that good ententions with wrong outcome are useless and often good intentions are being used as the excuse to justify a disastrous outcome…episodes in history where millianistic movements and religions led to catastrophy while unwilling to acknowledge it, are a good example!

* Intentions, when they are moral without false conceptions, so are your actions and they are defined by them. Outcomes can’t been controlled, because been product of future,so people and circumstances are always going to obstruct them somehow. Intentions create the focus to your actions, outcomes just create pressure, that eventually kills your focus to do good in the present moment.

* If you start out with the right intentions, then you should get the right outcome. Intention should be uppermost, as bad intentions, could well end up disastrous. Intent is premeditated. If the right intention does not come out good, it has still been done with the right heart.

* Thats a very good question, while I want to say intention — there has to be some judgement I think depending on circumstance 🤔

* Great question. The…

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