This 2-year-old has a maniacal solution to the trolley problem


Problem trolley is well known philosophical dilemma that toys with one’s morality. Video below of 2-year-old “solve” a famous thought experiment that goes viral on YouTube and Reddit.


The thought experiment goes as follows: the trolley is speeding down a railway. Next, five people tied up to the tracks, unable to move. You watch it all happen from above. For you, there is a lever that can be used to divert the trolley to another track. However, this track has a person tied to it. What to do? Divert the trolley to avoid killing five people, killing one person in the process? Or do you let the five people, to die instead?

The dilemma pits killing versus letting be killed, and one human life for five lives. Which do you choose? If you’re this kid… well, perhaps you should just watch and see.

The dilemma pits killing vs letting be killed, and a human life for five lives. Which do you choose? If you are this child … well, maybe you should watch the video and learn from it


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