I think non-philosophers are attracted to utilitarianism because they don’t attach to it the same baggage that philosophers do.

Why Not Utilitarianism? | Bleeding Heart Libertarians

I probably rambled a bit, but I’m pleased that I’m tied for the most “likes” in this conversation at BHL. Not that utilitarianism is about pride or anything.

There’s a follow-up post, but it’s a little bogged down in terminology.

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