Trolley Problem

Applied to The Trolley Problem by Tofly at 4mo

The trolley problem is a decision scenario which illustrates/tests ethical reasoning. ("Trolley problems" are modified scenarios inspired by the basic one.) TheIn the classic scenario is this: [please fill in]scenario, you are faced with a situation where five people will die if you do nothing. However, you can kill a bystander to save the lives of the five. Many people will choose to do nothing, even though many utilitarian/consequentialist positions would say to kill the bystander.

The trolley problem is a decision scenario which tests ethical reasoning. ("Trolley problems" are modified scenarios inspired by the basic one.) The classic scenario is this: [please fill in]

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