Answer both questions with 6-8 sentences. Please read questions and be sure you can answer both questions correctly.
Review the “TrolleyProblem” video at http://lc.gcumedia.com/zwebassets/courseMaterialPages/phi103_theTrolleyAllegory.php. What would you do if you were the trolley driver? Is the driver required, permitted, or forbidden from turning the trolley onto the other track? Why?
Francis Beckwith writes, “After all, if human persons ought not to be either subjects of research or killed without justification, and if the fetus from conception is a human person, then embryo experimentation, abortion, and cloning are prima facie morally wrong.”(“Abortion, Bioethics, and Personhood” http://cbhd.org/content/abortion-bioethics-and-personhood-philosophical-reflection) Do you agree with his assertion that the question of personhood is paramount in these issues? Explain.