Bhrigu's question

कभी जो याद भी आता हूँ मैं तो कहते हैं के आज बज़्म में कुछ फ़ित्ना-ओ-फ़साद नहीं - मिर्ज़ा ग़ालिब

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Friday, April 08, 2005

A poser

Would you quarantine persons if they carry infectious diseases? Would you forcibly lock them up in a secluded area?

2 Comments:

Blogger Nitin said...

Singapore did that during the SARS epidemic. Gently, though.

1:35 AM  
Blogger Quizman said...

Nitin,

That is what any utilitarian would do. While it breaks first principle rules - as preemptive measures is wont to do - it is probably the most humane action possible, given the circumstances. .

3:55 PM  

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