View Poll Results: Should one of the men be forsaken?

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Thread: Moral question

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    Re: Moral question

    Quote Originally Posted by Viv View Post
    I would not put anyone overboard. Excepting yourself of course, because you're plainly a troublemaker.

    We're in it together.
    You're not getting what the question entails. You are not a part of this. You're an observer who has the ability to manipulate their actions. In other words, you aren't on that raft. Think of yourself as in the position of God but with the caveat that these two are the only options you may take in this scenario.
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    Re: Moral question

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    That would make 4.
    Draw straws.
    Or draw them a lifeboat.

    Or a Chinook.

    You know, if we are pulling the strings of the men...

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    Re: Moral question

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    You're not getting what the question entails. You are not a part of this. You're an observer who has the ability to manipulate their actions. In other words, you aren't on that raft. Think of yourself as in the position of God but with the caveat that these two are the only options you may take in this scenario.
    I'm feckin God. I can take whatever I want in this scenario. You can't confine me (or anything else for that matter).

    So being God, I'll just help the men.

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    Re: Moral question

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    You're not getting what the question entails. You are not a part of this. You're an observer who has the ability to manipulate their actions. In other words, you aren't on that raft. Think of yourself as in the position of God but with the caveat that these two are the only options you may take in this scenario.
    Being as I am God like, a dammed ship would suddenly appear.
    As they were praying, including the Atheists, I answered their prayers.
    The Atheist was the swing vote, on advice from the Council of Miracles I have to assist me in my God like position.
    Quote Originally Posted by RickJames3000 View Post
    You need to revisit the chain of association... you only insisted you were a Trump-supporter after you figured out that made you a pederast as well. If I were you. I'd be more discreet about it... but I guess it's your dime.

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    Re: Moral question

    One has to go given the strict scenario - draw straws.
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Moral question

    1 goes. Needs of the many rule.
    Quote Originally Posted by RickJames3000 View Post
    You need to revisit the chain of association... you only insisted you were a Trump-supporter after you figured out that made you a pederast as well. If I were you. I'd be more discreet about it... but I guess it's your dime.

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    Re: Moral question

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    That would make 4.
    Draw straws.
    Let's hang the man with the string.

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    Re: Moral question

    The answer is "forsake the last guy," as the only alternative is they all eventually parish when the raft sinks from all of their weight.

    This question is not designed to be some trick where there is a method to save them all, it is also not designed to suggest any of the three are less of value in terms of the moral code of protecting life. It is simply a philosophical question on the importance of all life when faced with the consideration that one has to be sacrificed to save the other two.

    You either do it and sacrifice one, or they all go. The rational choice is to save as many as possible even if it means as a "puppet" for the situation you select that one dies.
    "Every time something really bad happens, people cry out for safety, and the government answers by taking rights away from good people." - Penn Jillette.

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    Re: Moral question

    Quote Originally Posted by joG View Post
    Let's hang the man with the string.
    Funny, a good belly laugh, thanks
    Quote Originally Posted by RickJames3000 View Post
    You need to revisit the chain of association... you only insisted you were a Trump-supporter after you figured out that made you a pederast as well. If I were you. I'd be more discreet about it... but I guess it's your dime.

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