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ThatFanficGuy  ·  1065 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What Do Buddhist Monks Think of the Trolley Problem? - The Atlantic

"Less bad" is definitely better. If you're choosing out of two bad options, you want one that does least lasting harm. One person's death is bad enough on its own, but it beats the hell out of five persons' death.