“Lives” are the Wrong Measure — Philosophy News

When thinking about triage situations, it’s common for people to assume that saving lives (as many of them as possible) should be our moral goal. But this is wrong, for the straightforward reason that some deaths are vastly more tragic than others.It’s worth bearing in mind that lives can’t be saved, but only extended. So “saving lives”…

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