Have you read Ursula Le Guin’s classic short story, The ones who walk away from Omelas?
Omelas is a privileged city, almost a utopia, apart from the one thing that enables its citizens to lead full, happy, and carefree lives – and that one thing is what makes many people walk away from Omelas.
Would you walk away from Omelas? Or would you consider that the bargain is justified? [Read more...]