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Do you kill the fat man?

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Tanisha Layne of www.asktani.com will come and ask you a very serious question: "Would you date someone with bad credit?"

We have an interview with author Thomas Cathcart to discuss:

The trolley problem" - it's an ethical conundrum that's inspired decades of lively discussion. It's even gone viral on YouTube, and inspired its own branch of philosophy - Trolleyology. Simple, provocative, even a little whimsical, it’s a perfect conversation starter!!

            The story goes -

            A trolley is careering out of control. Up ahead are 5  workers. To the right stands a single individual. And you’re a bystander holding a lever that could divert the trolley. Should you let events unfold and watch as the trolley plows into the 5? Or intervene—pull the switch, killing the one?

           An ethical conundrum indeed! What would you do??