But what if stealing was the only way to feed a starving child? Would you rather be compelled to high five everyone you meet or be compelled to give wedgies to anyone in a green shirt? From The Simpsons: Tony: Bart, um, is it wrong to steal a loaf of bread to feed your starving family? But which is the correct pathway for humanity: an eye for an eye, or forgiveness regardless of the crime? This dilemma would involve us purposefully creating said brain dead people so that we may harvest their organs. You find out that it was your friend who got fired. I would have no moral qualms about sacrificing 12 people to save one child of mine, and I feel no guilt for saying that. Links to Google Translated versions of posts are not allowed. Then they will find you, your baby, and the townspeople and kill all of you. All of you decide to hide in this secret place and are silently waiting for the bad guys to move away.
Dilemmas are dilemmas because they are, well, dilemmas. Would you rather only wear one color each day or have to wear seven colors each day? Would you rather have one year off at your current rate of pay or work your current job for a year at double your current rate of pay? Would you rather blink at twice the normal rate or not be able to blink for 5 minutes but then have to close your eyes for 10 seconds every 5 minutes? Would you rather know the uncomfortable truth of the world or believe a comforting lie? What if saving the person required a negligible amount of effort? However, I think sadness helps us to appreciate happiness more, or to feel a greater happiness than what we had originally known. What is your greatest accomplishment? Did you do the right thing? I don't think the desire to favor relatives is necessarily in incompatable with utilitarianism. Would you rather have corporations know all of your computer usage or the government know all of your computer usage? Although I had a lot of objections to Grassian's book, I did like its structure, which featured dilemmas, historical theories in ethics, and then selected moral problems. Would you rather have done something horribly embarrassing and only your best friend knows or not done something horribly embarrassing but everyone except your best friend thinks you did it? Do you think that war is inevitable or can it be ended completely? Nothing else just to make sure I do take care of my family. Would you rather live in a utopia as a normal person or in a dystopia but you are the supreme ruler? How often do you talk with your parents? Then you are actually maximizing utility by favoring family over others.
All posts must be in English. Even better than asking them is answering them, truthfully. Is to be happy all the time and be happy with people who made it in life. Would you rather be forced to eat only spicy food or only incredibly bland food? Would you rather take amazing selfies but all of your other pictures are horrible or take breathtaking photographs of anything but yourself? Hence the tendency to want to dominate that just leads to resentment. However, I would politely let the server know that the food was not wonderful.
You know that similar pieces in worse condition have sold for more than 10 times as much. Did you make your choice? Are you ethically obligated to steal Hitler's wallet? If someone in your family passed away, which person would surprise you the most? Would you rather be an amazing virtuoso at any instrument but only if you play naked or be able to speak any language but only if close your eyes and dance while you are doing it? Would you rather always have a great body for your entire life but have slightly below average intelligence or have a mediocre body for your entire life but be slightly above average in intelligence? It is supposed to be a hard choice, not a choice based on cleverness. What do you wish you spent more time doing five years ago? To learn more about what is and is not considered philosophy for the purposes of this subreddit, see our. Would you rather have skin that changes color based on your emotions or tattoos appear all over your body depicting what you did yesterday? Would you rather always be able to see 5 minutes into the future or always be able to see 100 years into the future? Would you rather always feel like someone is following you but no one is or actually have someone following you? Comments that solely express musings, opinions, beliefs, or assertions without argument may be removed. He will be killed but will stop the trolley and save the five people. Would you rather know all the mysteries of the universe or know every outcome of every choice you make? And if an usher asks to see your tickets, be prepared to move back to your original seats without argument.
Once I was pulled over, I had a quick choice to make: Should I try to talk myself out of the citation claiming a family emergency, for example , or should I own up to speeding? Would you rather be forced to kill a kitten or kill a puppy? At a minimum, this includes: stating the problem being addressed; stating the thesis; stating how the thesis contributes to the problem; outlining some alternative answers to the same problem; saying something about why the stated thesis is preferable to the alternatives; anticipating some objections to the stated thesis and giving responses to them. Suppose you work with someone you are very close to. I would sacrife no one on my behalf for any war. Would you rather never sweat again or never feel cold again? Bear in mind that a boss who would put you in such a predicament will probably do it again. Finally, try combining all those three things into one topic that you feel passionate about.
Would you rather be a practicing doctor or a medical researcher? Is it really ethical to use drugs to achieve results in an athletic competition? So, is the pill friend or foe? Then there are three outcomes: a If you betray the other member and he remains silent, you will be set free and he will serve 3 years in prison. Would you rather be married to a 10 with a bad personality or a 6 with an amazing personality? Because of the law, he suffered more than any person should suffer. A few of their responses surprised me. But before you do, make sure there's no posted policy against it. Would you rather live the next 10 years of your life in China or Russia? But recently I have been putting myself first, and I do not know if people would find that to be a good thing.
Is when I gave my neighbour some of my cloths. He told me he wished he had the power to end it then, when he was cognizant, coherent, and his pain was being controlled. However, in this situation, you are standing on a bridge above the train tracks and you can see the train coming. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals firmly believe animals have every right to be treated as well as humans, and their raiding of labs and picketing on the steps of Congress in recent years has reinforced the presence of this controversial topic. Why have apocalyptic games, movies, shows, and books become so popular in the past few years? Yes sometimes in life there are times where you think that what is happenng in my life it was impossiple and your the only1, with the help of God to cange that. Would you rather face your fears or forget that you have them? Would you rather have a criminal justice system that actually works and is fair or an administrative government that is free of corruption? Users are also strongly encouraged to post abstracts for other linked material.
Can you speak in any foreign languages? Would you rather be fantastic at riding horses or amazing at driving dirt bikes? Smile at them and give them a friendly reminder that they are cared about. When you have answered all the questions, you will be presented with an analysis of your responses that should reveal some interesting things about your moral framework and how it compares to others who have completed the activity. Granted at some point you are forced to make the hard decision but the interesting and sad part is at what point. Would you rather everything you dream each night come true when you wake up or everything a randomly chosen person dreams each night come true when they wake up? What impact do you want to leave on the world? When I was pregnant my boyfriend brokeup with me. Would you rather questions are a great way to get a conversation started in a fun and interesting way. However, don't let this lure you into responding without thinking - each scenario needs at least some thought! Could your company benefit from more ethics tips like these? It is how we live and learn.
Would you rather have a cute well behaved child that stays at an age of your choosing for their entire life or a child that develops from a baby to 18 years old in 2 years and then ages normally? Tony: Now, what if instead of giving them away, you sold them at a price that was practically giving them away. Would you rather never get angry or never be envious? Living is knowing why are you living, what do you want to achieve, but existing you just live, you dont care as long as sunrises and set that enough for you. Cycles: My father was not nice to my mum. Even if I didn't get caught. Is it considered stealing to take pens from a bank? Would you rather go bald or be forever cursed to have terrible haircuts? How close are you with your family? Actual seismic faults are of little interest in ordinary life; but then there are , which reveal significant truths about the earth.