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Павел Широковadded a note 20 дней назад

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You see a runaway trolley moving toward five tied-up (or otherwise incapacitated) people lying on the main track. You are standing next to a lever that controls a switch. If you pull the lever, the trolley will be redirected onto a side track, and the five people on the main track will be saved. However, there is a single person lying on the side track.

You have two options:

1) Do nothing and allow the trolley to kill the five people on the main track.

2) Pull the lever, diverting the trolley onto the side track where it will kill one person.

Which is the more ethical option? Or, more simply: What is the right thing to do?

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Discussion (14)

Oleg Shevaldyshevadded a comment 20 дней назад

в одной закавказской республике идёт экзамен на водительские права. инструктор спрашивает:
- ты едешь по узкой извилистой дороге высоко в горах, справа - скала, слева - пропасть. навстречу идут две женщины: одна молодая, красивая, вторая старая, сморщенная. объехать невозможно. кого давить будешь?
ученик думал, думал и говорит:
- старую буду давить!
- ай, не сдал - тормоз давить надо!

Oleg Shevaldyshevadded a comment 20 дней назад

рассказывать надо с акцентом

Oleg Shevaldyshevadded a comment 20 дней назад

переводим стрелку, вынимаем жертву, все счастливы

Oleg Shevaldyshevadded a comment 20 дней назад

можно не переводить стрелку, но вынуть пять жертв тяжелее и дольше

Андриолли 1added a comment 20 дней назад

Man who controls direction of trolley should to run and help a single man on the side. He can drag away that poor man. Then he should back and pull the level.

Андриолли 1added a comment 20 дней назад

I'm not a wizard, I'm just studying. (с) :)

Улий 🐝added a comment 20 дней назад

THE man who controls THE direction of THE trolley (=the CONDUCTOR) should _ run and help THE single man on the side. He can drag _ that poor man AWAY. Then he should GO back and pull the leveR.

Андриолли 1added a comment 20 дней назад

Uly, it's very kind of you. You correct my an awful mistakes, it's useful not only for me. I thought I have a friendship with articles a/the. But still no)) I have good understanding with an. Never mind, I continue to learn. :)

Улий 🐝added a comment 20 дней назад

Zoya, almost all the elements of this story are THE because if we read the story before commenting, they are all familiar to us.

Szn Tlshnadded a comment 20 дней назад

1. Do nothing

Андриолли 1added a comment 20 дней назад

Uly. Gotcha! lt matters to me. (Это для меня важно!)

Oleg Shevaldyshevadded a comment 20 дней назад

наверное, можно попробовать перевести стрелку в среднее положение, чтобы железяка сошла с рельсов?

Li Sergeyadded a comment 18 дней назад

Go away ,and never seen this 😂🙉🙈

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