Take the anti-swearing e-mail filters now used by large companies. Rather than preventing their employees swearing, they simply ensure that time and imaginative energy is spent devising ever more creative insults. A friend whom I had teased in print e-mailed me the other day. I was told, delightingly, that I am a "donkey-punching bum spelunker".
Professor Bernard Williams, the celebrated ethicist offers these: 1) The spelunker case: a fat man is jammed in the only exit to a pothole. Do the other cavers kill him to escape? Answer: yes, because it's an unavoidable emergency, a situation of no one's contriving.
Polly Toynbee, The Guardian, 8 September 2000. Guardian
Then, like a spelunker's flashlight, hidden lights within the cave illuminated one marvel after another.