Ethics Week 1 Jan 11, 2010 The Trolley Problem - A trolley has lost its brakes and is heading down a line First scenario - You can hit a switch a divert the trolleykills one man instead of 5would you flip it? Second scenario - You are on a bridge over a lineyou can push a large person onto a line which would stop the trolley but be killedwould you push the man? Is it wrong to eat people? Scenario 1: starving explorers: should they: - All die of hunger - Draw lots for who will be eaten? - Eat the oldest? Youngets? - First one to die?