In this scenario, a trolley car is traveling uncontrollably towards helpless individuals. One faces the decision to let the trolley car continue on its current path, killing five people, or to flip a switch which will change the trolley car’s direction and only kill one person (Sokol 269). Faced with this ethical dilemma, there are two different ethical standards that support one’s decision in whether or not he or she flips the switch. The utilitarian approach suggests that one choose the outcome that would do less overall harm and, therefore, do more good (Meyer et al. 276).
This is a quote from Goebbels talking about propaganda: “The essence of propaganda consists in winning people over to an idea so sincerely, so vitally, that in the end they succumb to it and utterly can never escape from it.” (Propaganda in Nazi Germany). This quote highlights
MacQueen, secretary to Mr. Ratchett and co-murderer, states in his interview, "If ever a man deserved what he got, Ratchett or Cassetti is the man. I 'm rejoiced at his end. Such a man wasn 't fit to live!" (Christie 79) In fact, all the passengers thought that Ratchett was deserving of his unfortunate fate because of his murderous action that ruined the lives of so many. In return, through act of vengeance, the people closest to the Armstrong family band together to execute justice.
The Switch and Footbridge versions of the trolley problem are different but both present the choice to save five people and kill one, or kill five people and save one. In both cases, a trolley is going down a railway, and on its way there are five people tied to the rails, trapped. In order to stop it in switch case you can pull switch and put trolley on different path with one person tied up there. In the footbridge
The utilitarian would say to pull the lever. As utilitarians believe, the morally right course of action is the one that maximizes utility; heightening benefit to its extent, and lowering suffering as low as possible. In the case of the trolley, the “right” thing to do would be to save the five workers, for the question becomes whether to lose five lives and save one, or save five lives and lose
The viewers are introduced to Leonard in the first scene, when he kills Teddy; the man that he ultimately believed killed his wife. The narrative was puzzling, because the viewers had to believe Leonards’ fact to believe that Teddy killed his wife. Immediately, by only knowing
Trolley problem, initiated by Philippa Foot, is a situation in which there is a runaway trolley and the only way to save five people on the tracks is to sacrifice one person (Kvalnes, 2015). There are many versions of the trolley problem with regard to how the one should be sacrificed, make trade-offs in order for five persons to be saved. In this paper, there are two trolley case used to compare with the autonomous car case. The first case, called the switch case, come from Philippa Foot (1967), in which there is a third person who are standing next to a signal switch. He can control the trolley which is running with a high speed down a side track by turning the switch.
Klosowski has had very agressive altercations with his past relationships. According to the Daily Chronicle, a newspaper which covers this story, claims, “Klosowski deliberately told her that he had meant to cut her head off” (“George Chapman”). His location gave him an easy way to commit murders and go unseen. One of the victims was murdered a few feet from Klosowski’s job (“George Chapman”). Also, there was a similar murder as done by Jack the Ripper in London.
At one point they have to get out of the train and hide from the policemen and run after the train again. Sayra’s father says “More than half of these people will die before we get to the United States” in a desperate manner (Fukunaga 2009). This desperation resembles to what Anzaldua tells about the illegal border crossing: “But I saw the shame pushing his head down, I saw the terrible weight of shame hunch his shoulders” (26). Both of these lines point out to the third world’s fear and timidity against the developed countries. Anzaldua’s concept of “border culture” and a sense of community culture are also displayed in the scenes where the immigrants on a break of their journeys and play some games and laugh together despite all of those poverty and poor conditions that surround them.
In conclusion, I think that Hamlet 's actions were justified because if you put yourself in his place, the possibility of murdering your father 's murderer would undoubtedly be an option that would be in anyone 's head. Especially after what they did to you and your family. Besides all that, he took your father 's throne, which should have been yours. As if tragedies were not enough, one last calamity adds to so much suffering, the lady of your life, Ophelia, committed suicide because she lost her father and you murdered
For example, in the book it said that “ he still did not want outside light. He pulled out his igniter, felt the salamander etched on its silver disc, gave it a flick,” (Bradbury 13). The Salamander also represents their fire truck. However, in the book it said that “Salamander coming, coming to burn Mr. Black’s while he was away at work, to make his wife stand to shiver in the morning air while the roof lets go and dropped in upon the fire,” (Bradbury 130). Furthermore, the Salamander may be their truck, but it means that it can ruin people 's lives.
This rule proved to be highly immoral, because it basically led one achieving and performing their revenge on another. Sentencing an individual to death for a crime they had committed, whether it be murder, rape, or another heinous crime, is using Hammurabi’s code. Individuals on death row were put there because members of the court believed that they had committed a crime worthy of death. By sentencing them to death, the court is committing a murder as well, even if it is of a guilty individual. Murdering or sentencing one to death row is not just, even if the individual is guilty of treason.
Valentine could represent the compassionate, loving category of individuals in the human race. She took on the pseudonym of Demosthenes, a philosopher. Quite ironically as well, mild-mannered Valentine spread revolutionary fervor on the nets, similar to how Demosthenes was an excellent speaker and orator, spreading philosophy and information. Lastly, Andrew(Ender) shares Valentine’s compassionate nature and Peter’s ruthless nature. In history, Saint Andrew was Peter’s brother, and shares many traits with him.
By this comment, Eisenhower makes clear that cultural inheritance lays the foundation for one’s civilization. It is the backbone of a society, and helps us prosper. Without the preservation of art, a civilization’s culture will be diminished. Eisenhower and Hitler both share a wish for protecting art from war, but Hitler’s wish is much more sinister. Hitler, like Eisenhower makes his motive clear in the first couple of lines.
You get pushed down a worn wooden uphill path; shoved, kicked, and punched to get to an unknown destination. You look back at your family, but they’re at the bottom of the high incline, they leave you to fend for yourself. You feel every blow as you board a strange abandoned looking roller coaster, you board and suddenly a blind fold covers your eyes and your off before you can get buckled down. You start with a gasp, speeding through the rickety track fast and can’t slow down the rapid travelling cart as you fly up and down, hitting your head and body on each turn of the seemingly never ending track. Your family shouting from below tries to catch everything you drop and tries to help, but they don’t feel the blows, they don’t know the stress of the unknown, they don’t know how to help.