But what if you had to look at yourself in the mirror while making your judgment? Would you be less able to do it while facing yourself in the mirror?
Could you look at your own reflection and still agree to kill some to save others?This vaccine dilemma is one of the scenarios psychologists have used to study moral reasoning and decision-making for years. (And now this one, in particular, seems a bit too familiar.) These scenarios exemplify a moral conundrum where causing harm maximizes overall outcomes.
A good deal of scientific and philosophical work has looked at the psychology behind how such decisions are made. There are two basic types of decisions: those that minimize the harm to others at all costs (harm-rejection) and those that.Read more on positivelypositive.com