Daniel, who is Jewish, and Patrick, who is Protestant, notice a girl at a convenience store staring longingly at a bag of candy, as if she is thinking of stealing it.She holds the bag of candy for a moment and looks like she’s about to make a run for the store exit.What are Daniel and Patrick likely to think about this incident?
A) Daniel is more likely than Patrick to believe that the girl should try not to think about stealing.
B) Daniel is more likely than Patrick to think that the girl has not done anything wrong if she only thought about stealing and has not actually stolen anything.
C) Patrick is less likely to believe that thinking about stealing will lead the girl to actually steal.
D) Patrick is more upset about people stealing than Daniel is.
E) Patrick is more likely than Daniel to engage in postconventional moral reasoning.
It is not possible to determine what Daniel and Patrick are likely to think about the incident based solely on their religious backgrounds. Religion does not necessarily dictate one’s moral or ethical beliefs or how one may react to a situation. Therefore, none of the given options are accurate.