Anna Gregoline | May 11, 2004
I thought this Morality Play quiz very interesting. Thought you guys might like it too.

Kris Weberg | May 11, 2004
Overall, I was 86% parsimonius -- 100% for geographical distance, 100% for fmaily relationship, but only 67% for Acts and Omissions -- basically, I used a principle separating active deeds from omissions or passivity. In terms of scale -- i.e., number of people affected by an action or omission -- I was 75%.

Anna Gregoline | May 11, 2004
I was 43%. Far below where most people are. Am I having an off day, or am I morally confused?

Jackie Mason | May 11, 2004
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Scott Hardie | May 12, 2004
Total: 84%
Geographical Distance: 100%
Family Relatedness: 100%
Acts and Omissions 34%
Scale 100%

I don't know if I took it correctly. Just because I sense a strong moral obligation to save the lives of ten other children before my own single child, doesn't mean I'd actually do so in practice. :-|

Kris Weberg | May 12, 2004
I doubt anyone manages to genuinely live their moral code 24-7, especially where strong emotions are concerned. I don't know very many Christians, Jews, or Muslims who manage to follow their respective religions' moral codes all the time, for example. And I'd argue that schoolroom corners, jails, and counseling sessions are full of people who did things that, ethically, they oppose while calm and rational.


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