Your moral consistency score is 100% (higher is better) Well done. This score suggests that you are admirably consistent in the way you view morality. In fact, none of the people who have completed this activity demonstrate greater moral consistency in their responses than you manage. But don't feel too pleased with yourself. Most people don't think about morality very clearly!
If I wish to maximize the sum total of human happiness, and if my ethical system allows for circumstances that justify torture, and I conclude that every person that takes this test will find their personal happiness significantly diminished as a result of frustration at having been taken for a (philosophically speaking) ride, and the ONLY WAY to disable the website is by the use of a password, which only the creator of this test knows...
[...] on at least one occasion you have responded that it would be right to end the life of one person to save the lives of some other greater number of people. It is strange then that you do not think that torture is ever justified
If a card has a circle on one side, then it has the colour yellow on the other side.
I suggest that in such a fictitious scenario it would make sense for the relevant authorities to go right ahead and do the torturing. Once the immediate problem is resolved the authorities can write a complete account and confession, which will result in appropriate punishment. Those authorities can then sit in jail happily dreaming of all the lives they saved, and anticipating the well deserved heroes welcome they will receive upon release from jail.
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