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    Sukhdev
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    John
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    (Original post by kieran12321LFC)
    Are you not a bad person for letting them all die?
    Rid the world of degenerates, whats so bad about that?
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    We need people like John to make ourselves feel better,
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    (Original post by the bear)
    making children do this kind of gruesome nonsense is pretty abusive imho
    I remember doing moral dilemmas in year six state school. The dimensions were simple.
    One question I remember was if a mad scientist releases a chemical into the water supply intending to poison people but it actually turns out to cure cancer was it a good or an evil action. I remember this one because worryingly most people put good...

    Also remember at some point discussing thr classic runaway train, 100 people will die if you leave it alone, if you adjust the points they will survive but you will be directly responsible for the death of 1 person tied to the tracks.
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    (Original post by scrotgrot)
    I remember doing moral dilemmas in year six state school. The dimensions were simple.
    One question I remember was if a mad scientist releases a chemical into the water supply intending to poison people but it actually turns out to cure cancer was it a good or an evil action. I remember this one because worryingly most people put good...

    Also remember at some point discussing thr classic runaway train, 100 people will die if you leave it alone, if you adjust the points they will survive but you will be directly responsible for the death of 1 person tied to the tracks.
    wonder how many children have been screwed up by this kind of teaching ?

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    (Original post by thefatone)
    pretty much i wouldn't save any of them, they're all bad people, but some are less at fault than others.

    so first is sally. so all in all she's got good enough grades to get to uni but not making use of it. she's been influenced by her partner so bad choice of partner then and things are going only downhill from there from increasingly worse drugs and she might fail her course.

    next is sukhdev. so business man and has badly behaved children, successful company but fraudulent so bc of the fruad and children his wife has mental disorders. he's had an affair and left her for dead basically and is also considering divorce after being unfaithful

    last is john. he's basically a criminal and he's trying to get some work but his personality won't allow for that. However this has all happened because of his upbringing. due to upbringing being a huge factor of learning how to interact and live you life later on when you get older.

    in conclusion the person i'd save is john because all the other have had free choice to do what they want, they even had an advantage over john in life, they WERE previously successful but degraded and chose to live a life which is full of lies and deciet. john however it's less in his hands because it's not really his fault he commits crimes, yes he is held responsible but less at fault than the other because f his horrendous upbringing. on the surface he's bad but you have to look deeper for the true meaning of why these things are happening

    basically this is the question of who's less wrong?
    anyone who disagrees with me can fite me and i'll argue my case
    I disagree. John may have had a troubled past,but he is still fully responsible for his actions and criminal behaviour. It's not 'less in his hands', and it his fault. He made a conscious decision to do all those horrible things;he wasn't forced.
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    Will Sally kiss me if I save her?
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    (Original post by the bear)
    wonder how many children have been screwed up by this kind of teaching ?

    Today I kill bears for fun
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    (Original post by EricPiphany)
    Will Sally kiss me if I save her?
    don't even think what Sukhdev would do...
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    They all have horrible lives and the other two dying would be a mercy IMO, prob Sally is the most likely one who can be salvaged realistically, rehab and then her life is back on track. The homeless guy is completely ****ed.
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    Regrettably, none of them.
    It's not my place to judge people's livestyles or past. If I can't save all of them, I can't save any of them.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    don't even think what Sukhdev would do...
    I have, in quite some detail.
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    (Original post by EricPiphany)
    Will Sally kiss me if I save her?
    I somehow don't think you'd be right for her...
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    What if there were three buttons in front of you, and you didn't know which was wired to who. Press the button and you save one, but you can only press one. You'll never know which one you saved. Do you press a button or walk away?
    (Original post by BhagwanNoBhool)
    Regrettably, none of them.
    It's not my place to judge people's livestyles or past. If I can't save all of them, I can't save any of them.
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    I like moral dilemma threads like these, can we have more of them pls?
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    turning the screw:

    Sally has 2 green gems

    Suckdev has been banned

    John has 11 gems and will soon reach 12 if his life is spared
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    Well, she's a lesbian. But a kiss might be the deciding factor.
    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    I somehow don't think you'd be right for her...
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    How would you know all of this? I would save the nearest person
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    (Original post by the bear)
    turning the screw:

    Sally has 2 green gems

    Suckdev has been banned

    John has 11 gems and will soon reach 12 if his life is spared
    John obvs, higher probability of me getting an 11 gem rep in the future if he's around.
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    Definitely Sally. Sukdev is committing crimes and having an affair (harming other people) and John is just a failure in general so Sally is the one who I think deserves to live.

    Didn't really test my moral boundaries tbh
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    (Original post by EricPiphany)
    What if there were three buttons in front of you, and you didn't know which was wired to who. Press the button and you save one, but you can only press one. You'll never know which one you saved. Do you press a button or walk away?
    That's a difficult one. Probably wouldn't press any though, why should one person get to live over the others purely based on luck?
 
 
 
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