Your Ethics Alarms ‘Welcome to Pre-Christmas Madness!’ Ethics Quiz:
Was this design malicious or just stupid?
Remember Hanlon’s Razor, so essential to keep firmly in mind during The Great Stupid: “Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.”
7 thoughts on “Ethics Quiz: Christmas Spirit Meets Hanlon’s Razor”
Someone was trying to make a point about the trying times in which we live is my guess. It was meant as a kinda nudge-nudge, wink-wink joke. Christmas isn’t about that. I vote stupidity.
That’s pretty darn stupid.
Stupid though I think the facial expression leans towards malice.
I’d vote stupid. I’m not sure that picture was taken in the US based on the background though.
After some searching, it looks like this originated in 2019 somewhere in Lages, a Brazilian municipality located in the central part of the state of Santa Catarina,
Translated from the post dated 12/22/2019: “Joceane Silva sent me this image and I couldn’t resist hehehehehehehehe who was the genius who thought of a Santa Claus slide “shitting children”? I won’t say where it is so as not to upset fans of Lages, SC.“
Here’s the link: https://bit.ly/3FU22dv
I think it’s just stupidity. A Santa caganer would take a different pose.
This seems malicious though:
So that’s where his elves come from!