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TV Club: A hole in the The Good Place allows welcome insight into Chidi and Tahani

“Category 55 Emergency Doomsday Crisis” begins in Chidi’s classroom, as he teaches his doubled-in-size student body of Eleanor and Jason/Jianyu about the concept of utilitarianism. Explaining it as acting so as to cause the “most good and pleasure and least pain and suffering,” he strikes a chord with the motivated Eleanor, who calls him out for teaching all that other complicated ethical crap when John Stuart Mill seemed to have a perfect, easy-to-follow system.
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