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Korosensei August 9th, 2015 3:44pm

A person is in a car accident and in bad condition. They need a kidney transplant and for whatever reason only yours will work. They are a complete stranger to you. If you refuse to donate are you a murderer?

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F1Dan Parked in your spot
08/12/15 5:39 pm

Spin off: If you do donate and the body rejects the kidney, killing the person, are you a murderer?

ViviBear NYC
08/10/15 3:19 pm

Literally read My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult and it's the whole debate. Except it's not a complete stranger. Very good book btw.

exor15 Abilene
08/09/15 6:57 pm

If you don't donate money to the African children in the commercials, are you a murderer?

14573 Scary Numbers
08/09/15 1:33 pm

Just because you're responsible for a death doesn't make you a murderer. It's a very strong grey area but it's there.

F1Dan Parked in your spot
08/12/15 5:37 pm

Not wanting to undergo surgery to remove your kidney hardly makes you "responsible" for anything related to their death.

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
08/09/15 9:32 am

I'm not a murderer, just not as much as a humanitarian as I thought I'd be.

jlong105 Indiana
08/09/15 9:00 am

If my kidney is that rare I will keep them both in case one fails.