There are ethical responsibilities towards both objects with soul (Consciousness) and those without souls.
In the case of objects without soul, one has to operate in moderation. Thus there should be consumption of such resources in moderation without greed and grabbing. The needs of future generations are also to be kept in mind. Thus one has to use the common wealth for common good with common sense .
In the case of objects with soul (other than human being), one has to use them with proper judgement based on the principle of least damage. Thus for saving human life and ensuring human sustenance, other living beings may be compromised to the barest minimum but without undue exploitation.
In the case of human beings , the ethical responsibilities are too many.
The underlying factors of ethical responsibilities are only love and compassion
In general, the degree of ethical responsibility is more in case of objects with soul compared to objects without soul.
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