Boom Like That
August 29, 2012 § 5 Comments
I’ve suggested that the action of jumping on a grenade may not be an intrinsically immoral action – a literally suicidal action – because it requires the cooperative actions of others in order to achieve suicide. One thing we know for sure is that when it is someone else’s behaviour, it isn’t the object of your act.
Some have expressed skepticism. I offer the following video clip to illustrate the fact that grenade-jumping is a composite action requiring the cooperation of multiple independent actions of different people in order to be a killing behaviour:
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