How Ethical Are You?

An old ethics question raises the hypothetical dilemma of the value of life

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A philosophy professor at Portland State University, Peter Boghossian, went viral this week when he posed an old ethics question to his 124k followers on Twitter. He simply asked, “If the Louvre were burning and you could only save the Mona Lisa, or an old dog, which would you save?”



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Jay Sizemore

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