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A Chinese judge who values her mother. (China Daily) 1

China Exam: Who Do You Love More, Mom or Girlfriend?

China Exam: Who Do You Love More, Mom or Girlfriend? It sounds like the kind of ethics thought experiment with no happy outcome, but according to China’s national judicial examination, this moral quandary has a “correct” answer. Getting it right is necessary to become a lawyer or judge in China. The question? “If forced to choose, would you save your mother or your girlfriend from a burning building?“ The correct answer? Your mother, of course. According to the BBC, China’s Minister of Justice declared that test-takers are, “Duty-bound to save their mothers.” He went on to call shirking your familial duties...