The Survival Lottery Paper #4.pdf - Jennifer Cruz PHIL-002-CO1 Paper 4 Survival Lottery The author\u2019s idea to do a survival lottery sounds very crazy

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Jennifer Cruz PHIL-002-CO1 March 18, 2019 Paper 4 Survival Lottery The author’s idea to do a survival lottery sounds very crazy if you really think about it. The perfecting of organ transplants sounds great until you realize there isn’t enough organs to be donated. So the author came up with an idea to kill a healthy human being to save the lives of two sick people. He does make a lot of arguments against why this will work flawlessly, but, he only thinks in a moral way. Utilitarianism think based on the numbers and how it would benefit everyone. We don’t always think in a moral way, sometimes we let emotion get in the way of thinking morally. It’s hard to picture the survival lottery being applied to the time period we are in right now. We have a lot of medical advances in the last past couple of years and our system for organ transplants aren’t perfect yet. Even if this was applied right now, and it was saving more lives than killing, who are we to decide who gets to live and who gets to die. In

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