1. First, outline and explain Mill’s argument for the Principle of Utility.

2. Second, in light of Mill’s argument for utilitarian ethics, consider the question, “Is it morally right for many to live happily at the cost of one person’s suffering?” Provide an argument for youranswer. Use the scenario presented in “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” for your answer.


• Length – 1000 -1500 words

• Make sure to cite your sources! You must still cite any outside sources you use for reference or support. You must provide a Works Cited page at the end of your essay.

• The text of your work must be formatted in 12pt, Times New Roman, double spaced with normal margins.