Why Acting In The Greater Good Is Unrealistic
The story of Joe Biden and Tara Reade is one of the examples of the many ethical limits of utilitarianism.
A doctor in an emergency room only has five doses left of a very scarce medicine. In an unusual scenario, she's left with six patients who need the drug to survive. One patient is critically ill and requires all five doses of the medicine. The others need a single amount. Should the doctor divide up the drug and let the one patient die? Is saving five l…
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