Mrs. Bergmeier's Ethical Dilemma In The Prison Camp

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Mrs. Bergmeier is obviously a very caring woman, who made a very hard ethical decision while in the prison camp. She knew that the decision she made would spark controversy, but made the choice in order to reunite with her family. She committed an act that many would call cheating, or adultery. Yet, at the end of the day this probably had no influence on her, as at the end of the day she was the one laying in bed with her husband, and children just a couple rooms away. She made a decision that not only allowed her to contribute to the upbringing of her children, but also brought in a new one. I feel like Mrs. Bergmeier definitely took a utilitarian approach to her problem, as she pushed aside the moral thing to do, in order to generate the
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