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Moral Luck

When I saw this article, I instantly thought of moral luck.  In addition to moral luck, the article brings up a few moral issues.

Succinctly, this article describes how a ski resort started to use sewage to create their fake snow.  However, when the snow was made, it came out yellow.  The resort’s manager claimed that the discoloration was cause by rust residue in the pipes used, but everyone has their doubts.  Additionally, the snow contains hormones, chemicals, and etc.

As a result, the moral issue is whether or not it was morally right or wrong for the resort to make snow that contains possible dangerous chemicals?Personally, I believe this action is morally wrong because it puts people’s health at risk. So by the moral rights theory, this action is morally wrong because it infringes on people’s right to life/health.