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A Moral Dilems!!!!!


jazzygf 17 537 Scotland
15 Nov 2008 8:56AM
Okay folks here is a moral dilema for you all........
You're in Zimbabwe... near Kariba, to be exact. There is great chaos
going
on around you, caused by an unpredicted storm and severe floods.
There
are huge masses of water all about you. You are a Daily News
photographer
and you are in the middle of this great disaster. The situation is
nearly
hopeless. You're trying to shoot very impressive photos. There are
houses
and people floating around you, disappearing into the Zambezi River as
it
roars through the gorge. Nature is showing all its destructive power
and is
ripping everything away with it.


Suddenly you see a man in the water - he is fighting for his life,
trying
not to be taken away by the masses of water and mud. You move closer.
Somehow the man looks familiar. Suddenly you know who it is .......it's
Robert Mugabe! At the same time you notice that the raging waters are
about
to take him away, forever.


You have two options and no time to lose. You can save him or you can
take
the best photo of your life. You can't do both. So, you can save the
life of
Robert Mugabe....or you can shoot a prize winning photo, a unique photo
displaying the death of one of the world's most notorious leaders.

And here's the question (please give an honest answer):




Would you select colour film, or rather go with the simplicity of
classic
black and white?
edrhodes 16 548 13 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2008 9:09AM
Ha ha...brilliant.
Big Bri 20 16.7k United Kingdom
15 Nov 2008 9:10AM
oh gawd not again!
SteveCharles 18 2.3k 18 England
15 Nov 2008 9:11AM
Here's another moral dilemma. Someone posts one of the oldest chestnuts in the book. Do you give a withering, sarcastic response or humour them?
Big Bri 20 16.7k United Kingdom
15 Nov 2008 9:13AM
jazzygf 17 537 Scotland
15 Nov 2008 12:07PM
Hey dont shoot the messenger i got sent it today in an email thought i would share it. Also if your interseted COLOUR for me. Thats the problem you try to have a laugh and folk always knock it (mostly ENGLISH folk) have a laugh the world seams duller if you don't
keith selmes 17 7.4k 1 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2008 12:58PM
We did have a laugh, the first time we saw it. But for most of us this is about the sixth time with the second or third personality in the water.

Never mind. Your one of "us" now Smile
Round about the third time, you'll probably start to feel it.
jazzygf 17 537 Scotland
15 Nov 2008 3:33PM
lol cheers keith
wasper 15 533 1 Ireland
15 Nov 2008 8:34PM
For me it will have to be George Bush. I will take the photo naturally.
Just Jas 19 26.3k 1 England
15 Nov 2008 11:31PM

Quote:Here's another moral dilemma. Someone posts one of the oldest chestnuts in the book. Do you give a withering, sarcastic response or humour them?


Same meat, different gravy! Smile
Xiaoli 12 661 14 South Africa
16 Nov 2008 4:53AM
LOL although being a South African I really can't figure out one thing - why hasn't some trigger happy assassin or a just plain fed up citizen of Zimbabwe ended their misery before now? While I absolutely do not condone murder, killing, death of any kind by anyone at any time for any reason - somehow I do find myself pondering that question at times.
chris.maddock 20 3.7k United Kingdom
16 Nov 2008 7:06AM
The problem is, if someone were to do that then his cronies on the gravy train would just take over and carry on as before - if not worse, epsecially when they started reprisals and recriminations.
Look at what, reportedly, happened after he didn't win the first vote - many of the Zimbabwean military and police were the "freedom fighters" prior to independence and are fiercely loyal to Mugabe and his cronies.
Xiaoli 12 661 14 South Africa
17 Nov 2008 12:13PM
I know - I wasn't suggesting it as solution - I just wonder why no-one has done it that's all

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