Would you pull the switch to redirect a runaway train heading towards five people (or ten? or forty?) if it meant killing one? This article on the "trolley problem" discusses how one of contemporary philosophy's most enduring ethical thought experiments is today finding new applications in neuroscience and engineering. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/10/trolley-problem-history-psychology-morality-driverless-cars/409732/
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