The Trolley Problem - A Modern Day Ethical Dilemma


Ever heard of the Trolley Problem? I'll be talking this issue in the next edition of Thoroughly Thursday. There is a great radio program that discussed the Trolley Problem and how it is becoming ever more important in our mechanized, AI-driven future. 

Is sacrificing one life to save the lives of many others the best possible outcome? Narrated by Harry Shearer. Scripted by Nigel Warburton. Do you draw conclusions from how things are to think about how things should be? There might be a gap in your reasoning.