ISMAIL LAGARDIEN: Sacrificing the few to save the many is a difficult trade-off
To repair the Joburg explosion damage it may be necessary to disrupt some people and businesses to benefit more
Last weekend, two apparently unrelated events sent me along a rhizomatic path of thinking. One of these events was the underground gas explosion in downtown Johannesburg, the other was the release of the film Oppenheimer.
On the face of things, and for reasons of space and time, these events are completely unrelated. They brought me, nonetheless, to a set of questions about the Trolley Problem, policy prioritisation, trade-offs, compromises, and shared vision about the future...
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