Moral Dilemma #1: The Banker and the Beggar

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Need to get up to speed with the first part of the dilemma? Read it here and vote/comment before moving on to The Wrinkle.

Want to know how other people responded to the first part? You can see the results here.

Already read parts one and two? Read our Expert’s Analysis of the dilemma and your responses.

Now we’d like to complicate the story just a bit more by telling you what happened next…

The Wrinkle

Jason takes a deep breath and tells the man that he’d be willing to buy him some hot food and call to make sure he gets taken to a shelter that night.

What Should Jason Do Now?

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  • Give him the money and walk away?
  • Buy the homeless man some food and leave it next to him in case he changes his mind and decides to eat?
  • Call an ambulance?
  • Walk away?
  • Walk away and decide to give a larger donation to a homeless charity in the future?
  • None of these sound right to you? What do you think Jason should do now?

Read the results so far.

The homeless man says that the shelters are more dangerous than the streets and that he doesn’t want to lie to him: what he needs is some money so he can buy a cheap bottle of whiskey that will help keep him warm during the cold winter night.

Time for you to decide again. What’s the right thing for Jason to do now?

Read the results so far to the Wrinkle’s survey.

Already read parts one and two? Read our Expert’s Analysis of the dilemma and your responses.


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