The Question…

This is the question: 1) Is it okay to lie to prevent a harm, especially if the lie is not self-serving and is only done in the service of preventing a harm? 2) Would it change your answer to know that the harm could include the death of another?

I’m curious what others think of this scenario. If you have an opinion, please share it in the comments.

2 thoughts on “The Question…

  1. Thought experiment: You’re a Quaker in Nazi Germany, with a Jewish person hiding in your attic. A Gestapo officer knocks on your door. “Are there any Jews in this house?”

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