1. Complete the reading and video below. Mill’s Utilitarianism, Utilitarianism D

1. Complete the reading and video below.
Mill’s Utilitarianism, Utilitarianism D

1. Complete the reading and video below.
Mill’s Utilitarianism, Utilitarianism Download Utilitarianism. Please read the section entitled, “What is Utilitarianism.”
Please watch: Video: The Trolley ProblemLinks to an external site.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOpf6KcWYyw
2. Consider the following questions:
Should you pull the lever to change the trolley’s course so that it kills one worker but saves the life of the five workers who would have been killed had you not acted? Explain your answer.
How might Mill’s utilitarianism lead to the conclusion that one should act to sacrifice the one in order to save the lives of the many (five)? (Make sure to quote Mill in your response to this question.)
The video presents a variation on the traditional trolley problem with its option that one could choose to push a very large man from a bridge onto the tracks so that the train would be stopped before killing the five workers. Would you push the large man onto the track? What does this variation reveal about Mill’s consequentialist reasoning that might be problematic?

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