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Who lives, man or dog?

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posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 09:41 PM
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I posted this one here cuz I didn't know where else to post it. Mods move if you want.

I was just talking to a friend that was on twitter.
Don't have an account myself.

Anyway he showed me a post that asked a hypothetical question. I think it was Matt Walsh if my memory works. No idea who he is.

The question was.
"Your favorite pet and a grown man you don't know are trapped in a burning building. You can only save one. Who do you choose?"

It was 35 % pet...65% man....
Da fuk is wrong with people?
One third chose the pet over a human being.
Of course the comments were full of excuses like, I couldn't lift a man, or people suck...

I would say I lost some faith in humanity but I have so little left already.

Honestly there should be a third option.
Film the fire and post it on social media and let both die... Probably 88%.




posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 09:49 PM
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a reply to: Bluntone22



Honestly there should be a third option. Film the fire and post it on social media and let both die... Probably 88%.


^^^^THIS^^^^

...and then blame Trump!

/sarc



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 09:49 PM
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You’d have to pick a favorite dog for me .

But I would have to save the person.

If you yell the dogs name he might be able to find his way out.

I don’t have the same faith in humanity .



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 09:52 PM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

I'm still considering the options. By the time I make up my mind they will probably both be dead.



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 09:52 PM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

my opinion on this :

the " test " requires you to decide that the " unknown human " is worth saving

and thats a gamble

the " test " is preloaded - you know the dog is worth saving

of course YMMV - but this munkie does not see everyting as black // white



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 09:54 PM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

pet



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 09:56 PM
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a reply to: ignorant_ape

Why? The dog or cat might be a dick.



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 09:59 PM
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If you save the man he will sue you for taking so long to decide. If you save the dog he will bite you for taking so long to decide. This is a no win situation, I would not run into a burning house to save a stranger or a dog unless they were my family or my dog unless I knew for sure I could make it out alive and without getting burnt too bad.



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:00 PM
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a reply to: rickymouse

Option c then



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:02 PM
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What an awful question! I'm scarred for life just contemplating.



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:02 PM
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I know a few cat ladies that would slowly turn you over a spit before any of their kitties got a scratch.

Moral of the story?

Get to KNOW your neighbors. 💯



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:06 PM
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a reply to: EternalShadow

Those types are a bit crazy..

Pets are a personal choice I suppose.
If this burning building was in China and the dog was on fire they would save the man and serve the dog with noodles.



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:09 PM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22
a reply to: EternalShadow


If this burning building was in China and the dog was on fire they would save the man and serve the dog with noodles.


Silver lining????🤷🏽‍♂️

Lol



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:23 PM
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The pet. The other person is presumed ambulatory until proven otherwise, and can thus rationally calm their own panic and save their own butt by walking/crawling their ass out of there. The pet, on the other hand, is likely hunkered down in fright mode and needs the lift out of there. Especially if it were my favorite cat, she'd have been frightened stone-still somewhere, slowly dying.

So yeah, save your own butt, don't rely on others.



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:23 PM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

sigh - please read the test from your own OP :

it pre-specifies that the animal " is your favourite "



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:27 PM
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originally posted by: ignorant_ape
a reply to: Bluntone22

sigh - please read the test from your own OP :

it pre-specifies that the animal " is your favourite "


I would save a human that I don’t like over a pet that I love.



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:29 PM
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a reply to: Nyiah

Maybe the guy is in a wheelchair and the elevator is broken.

The whole point is if you value a human life more than an animal.



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:34 PM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22

originally posted by: ignorant_ape
a reply to: Bluntone22

sigh - please read the test from your own OP :

it pre-specifies that the animal " is your favourite "


I would save a human that I don’t like over a pet that I love.


The hell for? This is what emergency crews exist for, they're trained in how to remove people from burning buildings and get both out alive. Most people who run back in and die end up trapped, or bogged down by the very person they tried to save, and thus die at the threshold just shy of getting out alive. It's stupid.

By contrast, running in to save a pet is just as stupid, but at least that idiot has a substantially higher chance of making it back out with a pet significantly lighter than a human.



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:35 PM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22
a reply to: Nyiah

Maybe the guy is in a wheelchair and the elevator is broken.

The whole point is if you value a human life more than an animal.


That doesn't change my mind any. Playing hero in a burning building is deadly.



posted on Jan, 12 2020 @ 10:38 PM
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a reply to: Nyiah

The circumstances of the question was not the point.
Let me ask it a different way.

If you had a choice to save a human being or your favorite dog at absolutely no risk to yourself, which would you choose?
edit on 12-1-2020 by Bluntone22 because: (no reason given)



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