the caves impending doom

the caves impending doom

All journals require a minimum of 3 paragraphs.

Read the moral dilemma below and answer the following questions:

1.     First explain what you would do and why.

2.     Can you think of any alternative, creative solutions?

3.     Next, what personal connection or belief has helped you make that decision? Do you think you might be bias?

4.     Most importantly, what moral theory or ethic applies to your choice and why?

NOTE: if you do not apply one of the moral theories/ethics, the assignment will receive 0 points.

A fat man leading a group of people out of a cave on a coast is stuck in the mouth of that cave. In a short time, high tide will be upon them, and unless he is unstuck, they will all be drowned except the fat man, whose head is out of the cave. [But, fortunately, or unfortunately, someone has with him a stick of dynamite.] There seems no way to get the fat man loose without using [that] dynamite which will inevitably kill him; but if they do not use it everyone will drown

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