Trolley Problem: Using Utilitarianism Theory

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In the trolley problem it is apparent, especially using the utilitarianism theory that it is morally right to save the five people on the tracks and kill one person, whether it is the fat person or the man on the track. If I were in the person responsible for saving the five other people I would most likely just change the tracks because if I pushed the fat man off the bridge to stop the train I would be killing a man, who was innocent, with no connection to the train workers. The man on the tracks applied for the job and knew the risks when going into the field. I still would not want to kill either one but if I had to make a choice I would choose to change the tracks. I don’t answer consistently because it is hard to choose which option is
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