- Leilah Bundesen-Magier
- Princeton, NJ
- United States
Teen Activities Director, Carnival Cruise Lines Miami, FL, USA
Fight or Flight: How do we know?
If you heard or saw someone being murdered, would you help?
The murder of Kitty Genovese in 1964 proved that we don't always react to situations the way we think we will. At least 38 people witnessed her murder and did nothing about it. We'd all like to think we would help in certain situations, but in the heat of the moment our reactions may differ.
If our instincts are not in line with our goals for altruism, what does this mean for the human race? In the end, can we really be trusted?