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Do we value human life?

Tags: money, relationships, human life
Asked by Durgesh Bakshi, 10 Jun '10 10:48 pm
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We value only our own and near dear ones life.
Answered by JOY, 10 Jun '10 10:58 pm

 
  
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We should value human life at replacement cost, and we actually value generic human life less than that (negatively?), as demonstrated by the existance of late term abortion (there are almost certainly potential adoptees who would pay many women enough to motivate them to go through labor once late in a pregnancy in exchange for the child, especially considering the actual expenses many incur to adopt), but we should value a particular human life at the lower of total preference for the continuation of that life and replacement cost for that life. For the latter, today replacement cost is infinite, though it needn't be forever. For the former, the preference varies dramatically depending on situation, but is frequently very high. For simplicity's sake, and because economical thinking is confusing or corrupting to people below a very high IQ threshold, we maintain a convenient fiction of infinite value. Although we violate this fiction continuously, we do so in an extremely inconsis ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 10 Jun '10 10:52 pm

 
  
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No we cant its " ANMOL"
Answered by Arshad Khan, 10 Jun '10 10:52 pm

 
  
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Yes we should...........
Answered by pragyaneelam, 20 Jul '10 09:56 pm

 
  
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Our value of life is no where nearer to westerners because they had seen two world wars , recessions , regular natural calamities like cyclones etc and lost millions of lives and knew the value of life . We historically and comparatively were quite safe as compared to them . Our religious beliefs and fatalist approach and beliefs in rebirth philosophy, thousand years of foreign rule and total submission had an impact on our lack of value on others life . Sum total is our value of life is far lower than that of in other countries .We see no one stops to help in road accidents or in other calamities and when the life of some one is in peril .
Answered by RAMASWAMY VENKATESH, 11 Jun '10 09:06 pm

 
  
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Of course.What ever little is seen in the name of value of life,be it small or devalued,it's a ray of hope for better-values in time to come.
Answered by vishwabandhubajpai, 11 Jun '10 07:09 am

 
  
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If so, why all these blood-sheds...?
Answered by Dil Se, 10 Jun '10 10:58 pm

 
  
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