Smash The Ticking Time Bomb!

By The Power of Stipulation: I Have The Power!: Belle Warring at Crooked Timber's demolition of the TABNY scenario is much more enthusiastic than mine.

I am sick and tired of hearing about that ticking nuclear bomb in Manhattan. You know the one. Why? Because, if you let me put my thumb on the utilitarian scales, I can get you to agree that you have an affirmative moral duty to torture a three-year-old child to death.

I will utilitze my mighty powers of stipulation, thusly: the earth is invaded by a race of super-intelligent, but malevolent beings.

Go read the rest.

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