Was The Decision To Have Women And Children On Lifeboats In A Sinking Titanic Fa

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  1. ngureco profile image80
    ngurecoposted 9 years ago

    Was The Decision To Have Women And Children On Lifeboats In A Sinking Titanic Fair?

    If You Were The Captain, What Would Have Been Your Decision?

  2. buckey777 profile image74
    buckey777posted 9 years ago

    I entirely believe this was a fair decision, in my opinion children's lives are just starting and still have much potential, after some research I have found a few that had actually become quite sucessful. I also know that I greatly respect women and would sacrifice myself to save my wife and also know that a child is more attached to a mother and mothers would be able to comfort a child better then a father. I'm not saying this is the case in all cases but a mother can provide more for a child. However it's hard to say what would have happened at the time because you would have alot more stress on you.

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    sneakorocksolidposted 9 years ago

    Great Question! I couldn't live with myself to do it any other way. I've always hoped if I knew I was going to die I would make my sacrifice count for something. If you're going to die anyway, die a hero!Peace.

  4. lkeipp profile image61
    lkeippposted 9 years ago

    Fair? Maybe not - but it was standard practice for the time.

    What was unfair was the locking of the gates for third class, condemning many of them to death just because of their socioeconomic status.

  5. pmm349 profile image69
    pmm349posted 9 years ago

    I think it was fair, given the circumstances. What was not fair was that the rich got on the lifeboats and the poor mostly died.

  6. Galadriel Arwen profile image72
    Galadriel Arwenposted 9 years ago

    In those days it was women who raised the children, there were no “stay-at-home-dads.” Women and children were protected and cared for because it was important for society to continue through the descendents of the men. Without descendant’s men felt that they were not abiding by the rules, "Be fruitful and multiply." What is fair to some is not fair to others. Judgment needs to refer to the period when things happened and the prevailing thoughts of the time. History is rough on most and generally nothing is "fair" or "just" to everyone. So, yes, it was fair and just for that time.

  7. Hi-Jinks profile image61
    Hi-Jinksposted 9 years ago

    Readly now, more first class men survived than third class children. Nothing has changed, has it?

    If I were the captain, I would had more lifeboats.

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    Rolla98posted 8 years ago

    If I was the captain, I would have had them, try to patch the hole enough for the ship to stay afloat. The ship did not have to sink as intended lamo . Having women and children go first is always always! important!


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