Moral Dilemma A choice between two options that violate one’s moral principles Extreme example of a moral dilemma: You are an inmate in a concentration camp. A sadistic guard is about to hang your son who tried to escape, and he orders you to pull the chair from underneath him. He says that if you don’t, he will kill not only your son but also another innocent inmate as well. You don’t have any doubt that he means what he says. What choice do you make? Moral Dilemma in “The Possibility of Evil” What is Miss Strangeworth’s moral dilemma? How does she feel about her choice? How does her choice affect others? How does her choice affect her?