TWO ETHICAL QUESTIONS
Question 1: If you knew a woman who was pregnant, who had eight kids already, three who were deaf, two who were blind, one mentally retarded, and she had syphilis; would you recommend that she have an abortion?
Read the next question before scrolling down to the answer of this one.
Question 2: It is time to elect a new world leader, and your vote counts.
Here are the facts about the three leading candidates:
Which of these candidates would be your choice?
Decide first, no peeking, then scroll down for the answer.
Candidate A is Franklin D. Roosevelt
Candidate B is Winston Churchill
Candidate C is Adolph Hitler
The choices A, B & C above prove how easily our perceptions of people and circumstances can be shaped, by the 'facts' that are presented to us.
These 'facts' can 'favour' an evil man and make him appear virtuous and noble; and conversely, 'facts' can be presented to demonize a good man and make him appear despicable.
And by the way:
The Answer to the Abortion question:
If you said yes to the abortion, you just killed Beethoven. Pretty interesting isn't it? Makes a person think before judging someone.
BY THE WAY: Can you imagine working for a company that has a little more than 500 employees and has the following statistics? (dated approx.' year 2000):
Can you guess which organization this is?
Give up yet?
It's the 535 members of the United States Congress.
The same group of idiots that crank out hundreds of new laws each year designed to keep the rest of us in line.