Coronavirus: Ethics and Morals

In course of the Corona crisis we are confronted with a previously unimaginable ammount of deaths:

At the same time we are dealing with previously unimaginable restrictions of our habits.

This raises one crucial question for everyone: “Am I ready to sacrifice my freedom and my prosperity for the lives of a few old people – who would perhaps die anyway?”

This is alarmingly reminiscent of the crucial question of World War Two: “Am I ready to sacrifice my freedom and my prosperity for the lives of a few jewish people – who would perhaps die anyway?”

The question “What would you have done?” is unanswerable and therefore completely irrelevant. The relevant question is very simple: “What are we doing now?”

By the way, the first victims of the National Socialists were the elderly and the sick. The “life unworthy of life”.

The question “What does that have to do with me?” suddenly becomes very topical.

Still, an unimaginable ammount of children die of hunger. And still, a few people on earth are using the most energy:

“Am I ready to sacrifice my freedom and my prosperity for the lives of a few children – who would perhaps die anyway?”

The question “What does that have to do with me?” suddenly becomes very topical.

And still, a few people on earth are destroying the basis of life of all of us:

“Am I ready to sacrifice my freedom and my prosperity for the lives of all of us – who would perhaps die anyway?”

The question “What does that have to do with me?” suddenly becomes very topical.

Can Corona perhaps be the solution?

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