Ethical decisions are made on the basis of self-intrest and needs.
Ethical decisions are made on the basis of eternal law which is revealed in scripture.
Fairness and Equity
Ethical decisions stress a single value, justice and ensure an equitable distribution of wealth and benefits.
Calculation of costs and beneifts
Ethical decisions are made on the basis of the outcomes resulting from these decisions. An action is ethical if it results in the greatest benefit for the largest number of people.
Ethical decisions stress the intention of the decision or action. Similar decisions should be reached by everyone under similar circumistances.
Ethical decisions stress a single value, liberty, and are based on individual rights ensuring freedom of choice.