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Quiz: Are You A Good Person?

These dilemmas will mess with your moral intuitions. Take the poll to see where you line up.

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  1. 1. Is it better to kill one person or let five people die?

    Kill one person to save five.
    Avoid killing one person, thereby letting five people die.

Quiz: Are You A Good Person?

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1. Is it better to kill one person or let five people die?
  1.  
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    Kill one person to save five.
  2.  
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    Avoid killing one person, thereby letting five people die.

2. A runaway trolley is running down a track towards a man. You can flip a switch that will stop the trolley, but there's a chance you'll hurt yourself in the process.

  1. What do you do?

    Flip the switch to save the man (risking injury to yourself).
    Do nothing and let the man die.

Quiz: Are You A Good Person?

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What do you do?
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    Flip the switch to save the man (risking injury to yourself).
  2.  
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    Do nothing and let the man die.

3. A runaway trolley is running down a track towards five people. The other track has only one person on it. If you do nothing, the trolley will kill the five people. If you divert the trolley, it will kill the person on the other track.

  1. What do you do?

    Flip the switch to divert the trolley, saving the five, but killing the one man on the other track.
    Do nothing and let the five people die.

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What do you do?
  1.  
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    Flip the switch to divert the trolley, saving the five, but killing the one man on the other track.
  2.  
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    Do nothing and let the five people die.

4. A runaway trolley is running down a track towards five people. This time the only way to stop the trolley is to push a very large man who is standing next to you onto the track in front of the trolley, killing him but saving the five.

  1. What do you do?

    Push the large man onto the track, killing him, but stopping the trolley and saving the five people.
    Do nothing and let the five people die.

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What do you do?
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    Push the large man onto the track, killing him, but stopping the trolley and saving the five people.
  2.  
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    Do nothing and let the five people die.

5. An out of control trolley is running down a track with five people standing on it. You can divert the trolley around a loop, which will end up back where they're standing. BUT, a very large man is standing in loop, and if you divert the trolley, it'll be stopped by the large man, killing him but saving the other five.

  1. What do you do?

    Flip the switch to divert the trolley around the loop where it will run into the large man, killing him, but saving the five people.
    Do nothing and let the five people die.

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What do you do?
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    Flip the switch to divert the trolley around the loop where it will run into the large man, killing him, but saving the five people.
  2.  
    vote votes
    Do nothing and let the five people die.

6. A runaway trolley is running down a track towards five people. The only way to stop the trolley is to push a very large man who is standing next to you onto the track in front of the trolley, killing him but saving the five. You discover that the large man is the villain who set up this diabolical situation in the first place.

  1. What do you do?

    Push the large, wicked man onto the track, killing him, but stopping the trolley and saving the five people.
    Do nothing and let the five people die.

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What do you do?
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    Push the large, wicked man onto the track, killing him, but stopping the trolley and saving the five people.
  2.  
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    Do nothing and let the five people die.

7. A runaway trolley is running down a track towards five people. If you do nothing, the trolley will kill the five people. If you flip the switch and divert the trolley, it will skip off the tracks and land in the yard of a man who is asleep in a hammock, killing him.

  1. What do you do?

    Flip the switch to divert the trolley, saving the five, but killing the man sleeping in a hammock.
    Do nothing and let the five people die.

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    Flip the switch to divert the trolley, saving the five, but killing the man sleeping in a hammock.
  2.  
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    Do nothing and let the five people die.

8. After a hard day at the trolley tracks, you ride a trolley to the hospital where you work as a surgeon. You have five patients, each of whom needs a separate transplant (heart, lungs, etc.), but there's no chance of finding matching donors before they die. A healthy man walks into the hospital for a checkup, and you learn that he's a perfect match for each of the five patients.

  1. What do you do?

    Kill the healthy man and use his organs to save the five people.
    Do nothing and let the five people die.

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    Kill the healthy man and use his organs to save the five people.
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    Do nothing and let the five people die.
  1. 9. So, is it better to kill one person or let five people die?

    Kill one person to save five.
    Avoid killing one person, thereby letting five people die.

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9. So, is it better to kill one person or let five people die?
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    Kill one person to save five.
  2.  
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    Avoid killing one person, thereby letting five people die.

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