Moral Dilemma

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  • Moral Dilemma Lesson PlanFor use in Religious Education lessons with students aged 13+Created by Uniview Worldwidewww.uniview.co.uk

  • Moral Dilemma.. Who would you save?Q1. A building is on fire containing six of the following people:A celebrityA spiritual leaderA political leaderA pregnant womanA pioneering scientistA nuclear physicist

    You are only able to save one personfrom the building. Who would it be and why?

  • Would you save.. Your Favourite Celebrity?Give two reasons why you WOULD save your favourite celebrity over the other individuals in the building?

    Give two reasons why you WOULD NOT save your favourite celebrity over the other individuals in the building?

    Other individuals in the building include:Spiritual leaderPolitical leaderPregnant womanPioneering scientistNuclear physicist

    Example FOR:This celeb may donate generously to charityExample AGAINST:Celebrities have no life affirming skills

  • Would you save.. A Spiritual Leader?Give two reasons why you WOULD save a spiritual leader over the other individuals in the building?

    Give two reasons why you WOULD NOT save a spiritual leader over the other individuals in the building?

    Other individuals in the building include:Your favourite celebrityPolitical leaderPregnant womanPioneering scientistNuclear physicist

    Example FOR: Will sadden many peoples lives who follow them.Example AGAINST:Many people follow different faiths, saving one spiritual leader will not benefit everybody

  • Would you save.. A Political Leader?Give two reasons why you WOULD save a political leader over the other individuals in the building?

    Give two reasons why you WOULD NOT save your political leader over the other individuals in the building?

    Other individuals in the building include:Your favourite celebritySpiritual leaderPregnant womanPioneering scientistNuclear physicist

    Example FOR: Will sadden many peoples lives who follow them.Example AGAINST:Many people follow different faiths, saving one spiritual leader will not benefit everybodyExample FOR: Loss of a leader could spark economic instabilityExample AGAINST: A political leader could be easily replaced by somebody in their party.

  • Would you save.. A pregnant woman?Give two reasons why you WOULD save a pregnant woman over the other individuals in the building?

    Give two reasons why you WOULD NOT save your pregnant woman over the other individuals in the building?

    Other individuals in the building include:Your favourite celebritySpiritual leaderPolitical leaderPioneering scientistNuclear physicist

    Example FOR: You would be saving two lives over just one.Example AGAINST: The baby may die in childbirth.

  • Would you save.. A Pioneering Scientist?Give two reasons why you WOULD save a pioneering scientist over the other individuals in the building?

    Give two reasons why you WOULD NOT save a pioneering scientist over the other individuals in the building?

    Other individuals in the building include:Your favourite celebritySpiritual leaderPolitical leaderA pregnant womanNuclear physicist

    Example FOR: May come up with the cure for millions of life threatening diseasesExample AGAINST: May use extensive animal testing to carry out research

  • Would you save.. A Nuclear PhysicistGive two reasons why you WOULD save a nuclear physicist over the other individuals in the building?

    Give two reasons why you WOULD NOT save a nuclear physicist over the other individuals in the building?

    Other individuals in the building include:Your favourite celebritySpiritual leaderPolitical leaderA pregnant womanPioneering scientist

    Example FOR: May create a method of creating green energy to improve our planetExample AGAINST: The same research may be used to create nuclear warheads

  • Would you save.. Rank in orderYou have now saved oneindividual and the remainingcharacters make it in to one room together. Your rescueequipment only allows you tosave the remaining victimsone at a time. Which order do you savethem in?

    123.4..5.6.

  • Free Artwork for display.Download this artwork from:

    http://www.uniview.co.uk/images/moraldilemmaposter.jpg

    For use in your lessons and todecorate your classroom.

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