What is the point of Foot's comment about lobotomies? How do you think hedonist might respond to Foot's challenge?. Religious Studies

I believe the point of Foot is that even though a person can be happy, that doesn't mean their life have quality. In the case mentioned by Foot, the person who had the lobotomy was happy picking up leaves, but even though that was the case, the potential life value of their life was severely decreased.

I think that hedonist might respond to Foot's challenge by appealing to the freedom of choosing our own happiness; they might argue that even though for Foot the happiness of a lobotomize person might seem trifling or insignificant, it has value for them and that it's ul­timately all that matters.

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