Wtc Victim: What's A Life Worth

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From a logical standpoint, we certainly can assign a dollar value to anyone’s life. But from an emotional standpoint it can be and is extremely difficult to determine how much a person’s life is worth. Seeing that emotions often tend to get in one’s way while making decisions, it’s hard for people to decide whether to act with logic or emotions. It should be that everyone’s life has a base value and then what they do for a living and what kind of education or training they have is added on to that base value. Honestly, there is no right way to assign the value of a life and it will always come down to one’s own thoughts and beliefs. In the article “WTC Victims: What 's A Life Worth?”, Kenneth Feinberg states that the government wanted to accommodate

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