zircher wrote:Playing the moral dilemma game for Volcano Day...
1. What if your only usable skill is as a breeder?
2. "So, you saved me, but not my spouse because they survived?
This 'archaic' pistol will blow great big holes in you unless you
get them or send me back."
This is why I could never do the Big Red Couch as a one person show - I would never have come up with flipping the viewpoint on my idea, and it made it so much better
For #1, that just opens up a whirlpool of horrors, especially if the folks running the show are unpleasant enough to not really view the folks they've saved as being people, but more ... human resources. After all, it's the fate of humanity at stake, and they're clearly the good guys here.
"This one's in excellent condition for the population increase division, but the husband? ... Yeah, lots of stuff in that genome we don't need. Better separate them; Do we have an accelerated fertilisation/gestation/weaning schedule worked out?"