Today’s healthcare debate is plagued with Utilitarian undertones. Utilitarianism is the philosophy which states that moral action is carried out by doing the greatest good for the greatest number. This seemingly credible and moral philosophy has some inherent contradictions that are not being addressed in the light of recent healthcare debates. Strangely, those who would be left victim to the harsh realities of Utilitarianism are some of its most adamant supporters.
Watch Chuck Colson as he explores the contemporary exposition of this philosophy, and the devastating consequences it has for the sick and the least of God’s children.