Taking a life in order to save a thousand lives is morally and ethically acceptable
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4 years ago
it is not epistemologically possible to know that killing 1 person now will directly save 1000 in the future outside of a contrived hypothetical scenario where we are assumed to have perfect knowledge. If implemented as policy it could promote ignorance of unintended consequences and greater death.
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