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Will you save your mother or girlfriend in case of a deadly fire?


This tricky question was asked to hundreds of thousands of trainee lawyers and judges taking China's National Judicial Exam which is designed to assess whether the examinee is qualified to practice law in China or not.


The question went like this: If a person is capable of saving his mother butsaves his girlfriend instead, is he committing a crime of non-action?

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Post time 2015-10-4 10:46:59 |Display all floors
A crime of non-action?
I'd say no.
His girlfriend will give him plenty of action. That's why he decided to save her.
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This post was edited by Boy.Hollywood at 2015-10-4 05:06

As for an Examination to receive the bar for Family Practice, Id answer that question as follows;

It's not, because Mother is a person, and girlfriend at the time is an acting role to family.
The question at hand: Mother -vs- Girlfriend -vs- Fire -vs- Family.

So no need to consider the girlfriend/wife option at this point, which one may correctly identify as possibly becoming a family member. Then there is no stalemate because the male in question, is the head of his own family when in dire straits and must save his wife first. Girlfriend is irrelevant to family. At closing of this event, Save mother, save family first.

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Post time 2015-10-4 13:00:22 |Display all floors
You only have one mother, but plenty of girlfriends, so the choice is yours as to who you should save!

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Post time 2015-10-4 14:32:07 |Display all floors
My mother EVERY time....
she has never asked me for a penny
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Post time 2015-10-4 14:39:30 |Display all floors
Save the one with lesser liabilities and better returns.

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