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I'm a typical human being in a real place, on this planet Earth, right about now, in a developed country, in an everyday situation.

I realise that for me, right is simultaneously left, right, and wrong.

Where am I?

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    $\begingroup$ Thanks to everyone who has had a go at this. Not a tricky one by the standards of this community to be sure - my son and I came up with it when he was about 6, walking to school (not a spoiler or a clue!). $\endgroup$ – Dilgreen Jun 13 '16 at 10:43
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This feels like a problem that probably has multiple decent solutions, but how about this? You are

in the United Kingdom, driving a car.

Right is left:

It is right to drive on the left.

Right is right:

Everything is equal to itself.

Right is wrong:

It is wrong to drive on the right.

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  • $\begingroup$ Realize vs. Realise haha $\endgroup$ – aznbanana9 Jun 12 '16 at 23:55
  • $\begingroup$ @aznbanana9 UK and US, divided by a common language... $\endgroup$ – Dilgreen Jun 13 '16 at 10:44
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Where am I?

I'm a dissident writer and reporter, fighting for the rights of freedom and highlighting the excesses and abuses of the leadership in my country. I'm in a country where freedom is restricted, and abuses are common. (Note: I had originally included a few choice country selections, but you get the general idea..)

Left

I'm exercising my rights in a liberal, somewhat left leaning way.

Right

And what's right is right. Let justice and freedom prevail.

Wrong

But the consequences of standing up for what I believe in have made me a traitor in my own country.

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  • $\begingroup$ "I'm a typical human being in a real place, on this planet Earth, right about now, in a developed country, in an everyday situation." I don't feel that this matches your answer. $\endgroup$ – Samthere Jun 13 '16 at 10:35
  • $\begingroup$ Neat answer, and correct if one allows subjective judgements - which weren't outlawed in the question. I gave the answer tick to the solution which was 1/mine and 2/ is objectively correct. $\endgroup$ – Dilgreen Jun 13 '16 at 10:40
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I am the captain of a ship standing at the front of the boat facing my crew.

Right

I cry out "Turn to starboard".
Starboard is the right-hand-side of a ship facing forwards

Is simultaneously left

Starboard is to my left

Right

It is to my crew's right

Wrong

Just realised that we will crash into the docks!! HELP!

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  • $\begingroup$ Ingenious, correct in its own terms, but hopefully not an everyday situation! Not on my ship at least. $\endgroup$ – Dilgreen Jun 13 '16 at 10:41

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