Holy Water Ethics
A Nigerian preacher named Temitope Joshua has sent thousands of bottles of holy water to Sierra Leone as cures for the deadly ebola virus sweeping through that country.
Is this donation:
1. A great idea, as the holy water can’t do any harm
2. A terrible idea, given that holy water has never been shown to benefit people infected with ebola, and may interfere with legitimate humanitarian efforts
3. Not worthy of attention, given that it’s just a gimmick from the preacher to get attention for himself
4… something else