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A MURDER TO SURVIVEThe case of Queen vs Dudley and Stephan has always been one of the most prominent and famous casesin history to this day, which reflected many events and which themselves reflected different opinions.Also, many ethical issues have arisen in this case that I will mention now. Firstly, Dudley was one of theboat members who decided to sacrifice Richard Parker so that the rest of the three people could livebecause they were cut off from food and drink for a long time, so they had to sacrifice someone in orderto survive. So why was the victim not consulted before the decision was approved? Although Brooksrejected this decision, the killing took place and Richard Parker was sacrificed. Secondly, Dudley'sinsistence on killing Parker to escape death, and Brooks' insistence at the same time not to agree, andDudley's suggestion to kill Parker if a ship did not pass the next morning to save them. Does a person'slife depend on his luck? Parker is an innocent person and he was unaware of what is happening. IsDudley's determination to kill fellow Parker a count as a murder? Besides, cannibalism is another ethicalissue where they ate the flesh of their shipmate Parker, and exploited him as he was the weakest personamong them. Dudley didn't pick another person because he knew Parker was the weakest.[ CITATIONMic05 \l 1033 ]

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