Apollos

Posted Friday, December 8, 2023

2mo

ENTJ
Gemini

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Trolly

Since it seems that most people here don't know what philosophy is in their post, so let's start with a simple one. How would you solve this?

Trolly

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Mark

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Leo

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Guy mowing his lawn questioning why there are train tracks in his garden. He also is the only one not casting a shadow, so probably some sort of undead creature awoken from a centuries long slumber to do some household chores, coming to terms with the fact that things aren't what they used to be.

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Liz

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INFJ
Sagittarius

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Sure, go for the obvious solution involving the undead creature. 😂

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Ian

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ENFP
Capricorn

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@Liz He's posting from his heart and perhaps confessing.

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Liz

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INFJ
Sagittarius

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@Ian I loved Mark’s answer. I thought it was very clever and it made me smile. But… confession? 🤯 Now that you mention it, how could I have missed something so obvious? 😉

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Stephen

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Gemini

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Multi-track drifting!

Multi-track <a href="/u/drifting" class="transition linked-keyword" target="_blank">drifting</a>!

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Thomas

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Without breaking the hypothetical, the moral answer is to not touch the switch. Changing the tracks makes you culpable for the single person's death- not touching it does not give you culpability for the others. Utilitarianism is evil.

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MaT

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INTJ
Libra

2w1

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First time I see the morally right answer to the trolley problem here, nice.

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Liz

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INFJ
Sagittarius

5w4

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I agree with a lot of the answers here. I remember discussing this in Philosophy class. At the time, I allowed myself to be placed in the situation where there were only two options. But over the years, I’ve come to realize that in real life the more creatively you consider the issue, the more options appear. To me, what feels so cold and calculating about Utilitarianism is that it accepts the idea that it okay to hurt some people to help others. And off you go, morally justified. It can eliminate the need for additional thought and creative solutions.

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Robin

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Leo

8w7

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Bro just hit the brakes

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Afik

2mo

INFJ
Leo

6w7

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Can this train do reverse?if yes,go for both

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Skyler

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INTP
Scorpio

7w8

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Well none of them are tied down so just tell them to get of the tracks.

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Adam

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INTP
Sagittarius

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🤔 do you want the standard answer or the right answer. Standard answer kill the one person. As one person is not as important as many. My personal solution you're holding a bar jamming in the tracks. Derail the f****** trolley. The friction from the wheels on the road will stop it before it hits either path saving both paths of people and more than likely everybody on board.

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Christopher

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INFJ
Pisces

"Tokyo drift theme starts playing".

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Mihai

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ISTJ
Capricorn

8w7

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The car could be going in the opposite direction, so everybody is safe

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Betty

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INFP
Cancer

9w1

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Stop the train. Blare the horn. Clear people off the track. They shouldn't be there anyway.

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Ian

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ENFP
Capricorn

7w8

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Hit as many people as possible and sue the train company for "experiencing traumic events" on the job.

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Brian

2mo

INTP
Cancer

The trolly problem? Not my circus not my monkeys. They shouldnt be having a dance party on the tracks especially if their reaction times are that shoddy.

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Taurean

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INFJ
Taurus

6w7

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*jumps in front of the train himself. Problem solved

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Marc

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INTP
Gemini

2w1

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Easy, make sure to switch tracks at the last second so the trolley derails. The answer that is supposed to be the better amswer is switch the tracks and yell and make as much noise as i can as I'm running. Most likely I've killed someone. So if you looked at it from other perspectives it was my action that got one person killed. If i didn't do anything i had nothing to do with the 5 people getting killed. Not my fault. It was already going to happen whether or not i was there. The one person only gets killed if I do something.

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Babin ramzan

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Pisces

7w8

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My question is why this people in the railway line 🤔

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