Immoral Inaction

Should those that stand by while a crime is being committed be found guilty of assisting in committing that crime?

After watching, “The Accountant of Auschwitz” I want you now to apply your historical thinking to a modern context and consider the concept of “passive immorality.” Is it immoral to do nothing? This issue is at the heart of the Nazi War Crimes trials but also comes up in our modern lives in the example of the George Floyd case as well as your every day life as a human; how often are you passively immoral?

Work through this learning helper in order to give these very important issues more thought: Guilty by Inaction