There are six people tied onto the trolley tracks. Five people are on the lower track, and one person is on the upper track. If you do nothing, the trolley will hit and kill the five people on the lower track. If you pull the lever, the trolley will move to the upper track and kill one person. What do you do?
logistic model being used, updated Sun Jul 30 20:44:50 2017 ET, with 28 responses; created by anonymous
Is killing an innocent person inherently wrong?
Are you a nihilist?
Imagine there is a hospital with one healthy person and five unhealthy people. The unhealthy people will all die within a day unless they receive an organ transplant, which can only be provided by killing the healthy person. If the transplants take place, all of the unhealthy persons will live relatively normal lives. The healthy person would not agree to this arrangement, though. What is the right decision?
In general, how would you describe taxation?
Are some people's lives worth more than others?
Of the following situations, when is it okay to lie?
Are you responsible for helping those less fortunate than yourself?
To the nearest US dollar, what monetary value would you place on the average human life?