Deontology Discussion Board
As Joe is trying to maintain order and follow orders to not allow more people into the already overcrowded Superdome, thousands more flock to the only place they believe they will be safe and where they expect to find shelter, food, clothing, medical supplies, and water.
Fights break out as people are turned away. Joe has a major problem on his hands. He has orders to turn people away so that those already inside the Superdome can be adequately cared for. Many others are outside violently oppose his orders. How can Joe follow his ethical beliefs?
How can you help Joe deal with this situation?
If Joe believes it is his duty to serve by following orders, what should he do?
What are Joe’s choices?
How would a deontologist, like Joe, make this decision?