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  1. A spherical utilitarian in a vacuum would rather share a cure.�

    First, this way we can try to save both of them.�

    Second, “preferential utilitarians consider equity to be” equal chances for the satisfaction of personal interests.” Since both have the same chance of survival, the decision to try to save both will be fair.

  2. There's an old English movie about it called The Doctor's Dilemma. Back In the fifties, with Dirk Bogart. There the question remains �open. What does “from the point of view of utilitarianism” mean? This or that solution will be utilitarian, depending on the goal setting.

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