By Martin Cohen
Will meat eaters get into heaven? Do timber have rights? Is it ever correct to 'design' a child? From overcrowded lifeboats to the censor's pen, Martin Cohen's stimulating and fun dilemmas may have you scratching your head and guffawing out loud in equivalent degree. no matter what your history, there's a quandary for you. There are the DIY infants and the breeding experiements from drugs; an ethically doubtful chemical manufacturing facility enterprise ethics; the 'School of Terror' from international affairs and the 'Twinkies court docket drama' from legislation. during this booklet, you will find dilemmas within the form of gorgeous and unpleasant sisters, frog kings, historical volcanic islands and unique villages. This publication will not assist you develop into a great individual, yet a minimum of you've gotten considered it...
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For we can easily understand a machine’s being constituted so that it can utter words, and even emit some responses to action on it of a corporeal kind, which brings about a change in its organs; for instance, if it is touched in a particular part it may ask what we wish to say to it; if in another part, it may exclaim that it is being hurt, and so on. But it never happens that it arranges its speech in various ways, in order to reply appropriately to everything that may be said in its presence, as even the lowest type of man can do.
Is that in good taste? PUBLISHER: I think so. SENATOR’S AIDE: How could it be worse? Maurice looks at the dreadful stuff in front of him, and then at the publisher’s defence. It seems a bit feeble. Surely, on grounds of simple good taste, the public should be protected from the depravities of the unreformed ?
His ﬁrst job is to look at some tattily printed magazines. One reads: In the centre of the cell lay the body of the servant girl in her night dress, and gloating over this agony stand two rufﬁans with the cowardly masks of their dark trade on. She was nearly naked in fact, for much of her scanty covering had been torn off in the struggle. A vile contraption of iron weights squatted over her bosom, as they heaved and fought for every breath. It is accompanied by a line drawing. Undaunted, Maurice reads on.
101 Ethical Dilemmas (First edition 2003) by Martin Cohen