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Some Moral Dilemmas

Some Moral Dilemmas
The Trolley Problem, not in Grassian. Suggested by Philippa Foot (1920-2010), daughter of Esther, the daughter of President Grover Cleveland, but of British birth because of her father, William Sidney Bence Bosanquet. A trolley is running out of control down a track. In its path are five people who have been tied to the track by a mad philosopher. Fortunately, you could flip a switch, which will lead the trolley down a different track to safety. Unfortunately, there is a single person tied to that track.

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10 Most Fascinating Moral Dilemmas Suggested by SMS Everyone faces moral dilemmas; some moral dilemmas have been used to scare people, others to teach a message, and some we face every day without really regarding them as moral dilemmas. The first five dilemmas deal with life or death situations. They are not as common as some of the other ones, but they are commonly used as examples to teach and preach. 10.

List of unsolved problems in philosophy This is a list of some of the major unsolved problems in philosophy. Clearly, unsolved philosophical problems exist in the lay sense (e.g. "What is the meaning of life?", "Where did we come from?", "What is reality?" Deaf Belgian twins going blind choose to be euthanized Distraught about going blind, 45-year-old deaf twin brothers from Belgium chose to be euthanized because they couldn't bear not to see one another, according to reports from Flanders. Marc and Eddy Verbessem of Putte died Dec. 14 by lethal injection at Brussels University Hospital. Voluntary euthanasia has been legal in Belgium since September 2002. The doctor who presided over the euthanasia described the twins as being "very happy."

The trolley and the psychopath Stop me if you’ve heard this one. A trolley carrying five school children is headed for a cliff. You happen to be standing at the switch, and you could save their lives by diverting the trolley to another track. Maslow Self Actualization - unlearn. "Self Actualization is the intrinsic growth of what is already in the organism, or more accurately, of what the organism is." Abraham Maslow Maslow studied healthy people, most psychologists study sick people. The characteristics listed here are the results of 20 years of study of people who had the "full use and exploitation of talents, capacities, potentialities, etc.."

Polynomic Theory of Value, Pleasure, Virtues of Franklin and Wooden after Immanuel Kant, Friedrich von Schiller, & Leonard Nelson Miranda There's nothing ill can dwell in such a temple. If the ill spirit have so fair a house, Good things will strive to dwell with't. Humans making responsible decisions - Building a Future with Robots - The University of Sheffield 0:05Skip to 0 minutes and 5 secondsOf course, one of the hopes for the future is autonomous cars, autonomous vehicles. And there's a lot of talk about them saving a lot of lives on the road. I kind of tend to believe that, that in the long run, that will be the case. Google is the leading manufacturer of autonomous cars.

1900s Posters Warning Men About The Dangers Of Women's Rights Early 1900s Posters Warning Men About The Dangers Of Women’s Rights These early 1900s propaganda posters warning men about the dangers of women’s rights are extremely absurd but all the more funny in modern day times. Considering the politically correct period we’re living in today, such posters would be completely unimaginable these days.

Logical Fallacies and How to Spot Them Logical Fallacies and How to Spot Them In the Evolution vs. Creationism debate, it is important to be able to spot all the logical fallacies that Creationists tend to throw around.

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