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Mercedes answers autonomous car moral dilemma: Yeah, we'll just run over pedestrians

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: would you by a car which might consider killing you?

But the same can be said of the bystanders and that's covered by the First Law, too. So that's why the Trolley Problem: the First Law WILL be violated no matter what you do, so what will the automated car do: save the passengers and become a risk to bystanders (raising government scrutiny, plus it may be your spouse, kid, or relative in danger) or save the bystanders and become a risk to the passengers (posing a sales problem to the dealers)? And no, any third option will just endanger BOTH groups.

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