Case Study Of The Kidney Machine

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Many people suffer from kidney disease which caused a lot of fatal deaths. Although, the kidney machine is expensive, it can save lives but there are not enough opportunities to service everyone. People who are suffering from kidney disease must come once a week and has to be hooked to the machine for 20 hours. There can only be seven people that can be served. Well, in this case there are 10 people who need the use of the kidney machine but they only have two machines available, leaving the possibility for the other eight people to die. Firstly, I think the kidney machine is a beneficial invention that could possibly save a life. However, because the equipment is expensive not every one would be able to receive the treatment. Picking two people out …show more content…
Utilitarianism is basically defines how a person feels and the consequences of the action.

The kidney machine dilemma is related to the two theoretical frameworks I chosen. Utilitarianism and ethical relativism is related to this because whatever choice i make will impact 10 people and as well as their families. When i make this decision, I 'm think about happiness for two families but I know once I make the right decision their would be a wrong. There will be wrong decision because eight people will die leaving the families feeling pain and sorrow. So it 's kind of a win and lose situation. Taking the steps to make a choice is utilitarianism because my action has a consequence. Ethical Relativism has to do with this issue because being the person I am, I will make the decision based of my morals. Although, deciding on what to do is hard, I can possibility save two lives. The two candidates I chose are Warren, G who is a white male and
American citizen and Laura T. who is a white female and she is

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