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Trolley Problem and the Hegelian Dialectic

Did anybody ever notice that the great Trolley Problem about ethics is a Hegelian Dialectic practice to trap you into 1 result (blood on your hands) given in the form of 2 options (switch tracks or inaction)?  The whole premise of the Trolley Problem is that you keep ending up with only 2 bad choices given to you by tenacious philosophers who will not allow more than the 2 given choices.  They want you to say that you will choose one of the choices they presented to you.  There is obviously intent going on here, though nobody would want to admit that.  They want you to declare your choice between the 2 while convincing you there are no other options.  They want so bad to hear you say it.  Why?

Wake up.

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