Moral Parallels: Foshan China, Penn State - James Fallows | The Atlantic
The specifics of the moral choice for onlookers obviously differ: in China, it was a random assortment of people faced with an out-of-nowhere decision in a few seconds of real time. At Penn State, it was stewards of an organization convincing themselves to turn a blind eye over a period of years. But the results -- implicit decisions to distance oneself from responsibility for other people's suffering -- are similar. via Moral Parallels: Foshan China, Penn State - James Fallows - National - The Atlantic.