Factors That Influence Our Moral Decisions

"The parable of the sadhu" is a business ethics case presented by Bowen H. McCoy, a classic moral dilemma in which a group of climbers face a choice of helping a dying sadhu, a holy man, and abandoning their climb to the summit, or helping the sadhu as much as they can, and continuing on their climb, but possibly leaving him to die. McCoy actually went through this exact scenario, and his retelling can be found in this article.

In this message, Tom Eng explores three factors that influence how we make moral decisions, and what we need to keep in mind when we face difficult choices.