RT @tessmillsy: Are you telling me that while talking about Luciana Berger (who has been hounded out of the Labour Party by antisemitic abu…
2. The Plank of Carneades
There are two shipwrecked sailors, A and B, treading water in the middle
of the ocean. They both see a plank that can only support one of them
and both of them swim towards it. Sailor A gets to the plank first.
Sailor B, who is going to drown, pushes A off and away from the plank
and, thus, ultimately, causes A to drown. Sailor B gets on the plank and
is later saved by a rescue team.
Can Sailor B can be tried for murder?