Tag: Moral Responsibility
Famine, Affluence, and Superheroes
July 23, 2019 - Other TV/Movies - by ForkingPhilosopher - No Comments
Suppose you are walking by a small pond. You notice near the shore a small child is face down in the water. All you need to do to save the child’s life is flip the child over. Do you have an obligation to do so? Most people would say yes, […]Read More
Chapter 38 – Are We Responsible for Other People’s Decisions?
January 24, 2019 - Season 3 , The Good Place - by ForkingPhilosopher - No Comments
Michael explains that while humans think they are making one choice, they are in fact, unwittingly, making dozens of choices they are not aware they are making. This is what results in people being sent to The Bad Place, who, in previous centuries, would not have been sent to The […]Read More