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Is it ethical to stockpile groceries during the coronavirus crisis? Show more Show less

All around the world we are seeing images of emptied supermarket shelves as people prepare for lockdowns. Is it ethical to ensure you have enough supplies for your family without regards to others? Or is it unethical not to think of other (potentially more disadvantaged) people's needs?

Yes, it is ethical to stockpile groceries Show more Show less

At the end of the day, you have a right to protect yourself and your family. You do not owe it to other people to ensure their needs are met too.
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Others are doing it so you have to do it

Even if you feel like you don't need to, the fact that everyone else is doing it means that you have to in order to have what you need.
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