Choose ONE topic to respond to in 700 words:
1. Using Kafka’s “The Penal Colony
Actions ” explain whether the machine operator acted in Bad Faith by “choosing” to use the machine on himself. Was his choice meaningful? Does that matter?
2. Explain what, if any, ethical responsibilities you would have to a clone of yourself. Would those responsibilities differ from those you have to yourself? To others? What role does identity play in our ethical obligations?
3. Using DeBeauvoir’s concept of the Other, evaluate the concept of Radical Freedom to answer the question of whether free will is possible.