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Should we offer one of our kidneys to a stranger in need if we are able to?
If we are able, we should offer one of our kidneys up for donation to a stranger in need.
Most donors experience positive emotional benefits from trying to improve the health and well-being of a person in need.
Most humans can survive with one kidney.
If we needed a kidney, we would hope a stranger would give us one.
The recipient will have the length and quality of their life improved.
An organ donation is an unreasonably demanding ethical mandate.
Alternatives are being developed and do exist. There is no need to put oneself at risk.
Surgery to donate a kidney has risks to the donor.
The recipient's immune system may reject the kidney.
If somebody does a lot of good with effective charitable donations, or with their career, then the health consequences may prevent them from doing more good.
If you happen to have kidney problems in the future and you are left with only one, that's highly risky.
This creates a sense of obligation for people to donate when they would not want to jeopardize their own health.
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