“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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Florida Man Buys 100 Generators From Costco, Donates Them to the Bahamas — KTLA

A man walked into a Costco in Florida and left with 100 generators, all of which are heading to The Bahamas. His receipt read $49,285.70 and most of that came from paying $450 a pop for 100 generators. Peas, beans, coffee, salt, pepper and other essentials made up the rest of his mega purchase from…

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A mom buys 1,500 pairs of shoes in closing Payless for kids in need — NBC News Top Stories

“I looked at the clerk jokingly and just asked, “How much for the rest of the shoes in here? Just joking,” the mom said. Then she bought 1,500 pairs.

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Fenced out: Los Angeles businesses find new way to keep away homeless

A sad statement on society’s abandonment of its most vulnerable.

Fenced out: Los Angeles businesses find new way to keep away homeless

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/aug/24/where-the-sidewalk-ends-businesses-keep-out-homeless-with-fences?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress