Sam’s live-in partner Leslie has a taste for expensive gadgets, such as a toaster that burns today’s weather report on each slice (but ruins the toast), or a solar-powered outdoor fountain (that stopped working the first day). An unsolicited catalog arrives in the mail, addressed to Leslie. Seeing that it is chock-full of similarly expensive contraptions, Sam quietly get rids of it before Leslie gets home. Is this OK?
Dilemma 6 in 101 Ethical Dilemmas by Martin Cohen.
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