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Making Decisions on Moral Dilemmas

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Moral dilemmas always appear in our daily lives and we are the one to make the right decision. Through different trials can we solve the above dilemmas; unfortunately, the majority of them cannot be solved easily. What we can do is to find out which methods or guides are more suitable for the case. No rules can suit every situation. Therefore, moral conflict should be judged case by case since the situations are very complicated. Besides, most likely the moral dilemmas will not have the perfect solution but it still can be solved; what we can do to solve the moral conflicts is analyzing between different solutions to minimize the loss and pursuit the right value. Since you cannot predict the result of the events, there is no definite answer that determines whether your decision is right or wrong. What you have to do is achieve social justice.

I believe that moral conflict can be solved with the goal that maximizes the morality and achieves social justice. Moral conflicts should be judged case by case and do not have rules to decide which actions should be carried out. The story [1] about “Is it unfair to Buy American?” Some one argued that they help in economy and contributed a lot on infrastructure such as roads, bridges, schools and public building. That seems that those immigrate to USA contributed so much to the economy. It seems that they are beneficial to local residents. But, some opponents argued that they strain resources from the American. Some American blames on them and think they have the responsibility on the economic downturn. Those immigrants are worsen the economic downturn, increase the unemployment rate and will pull down the economy that gives negative impact to the economic development. I think it is not fai...

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...hink that they kill two innocent farmers. Both decisions will also need to feeling of regret. What to do to make the decision is follow your thought to achieve social justice.

I believe that moral conflict can be solved in most of the time. Moral conflicts have deferent points to argue with. To solve the moral conflicts, we have to analyze between different solutions to pursuit the right value and minimize the lost. There is no definite answer that determines whether your decision is right or wrong. And that is the principle we should uphold in daily life.

Works Cited

[1] Michael Sandel. (Penguin, 2009) selected paragraphs from Chapter 9 (Runaway Trolley and other examples) of Justice—What’s The Right Thing To Do?
[2] Michael Sandel. (Penguin, 2009) selected paragraphs from Chapter 1 (Runaway Trolley and other examples) of Justice—What’s The Right Thing To Do?
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