14 Jul 2015 A moral dilemma is a conflict in which you have to choose between two or more actions and have moral reasons for choosing each action. 15 Apr 2002 . Ethicists have called situations like these moral dilemmas. The crucial features of a moral dilemma are these: the agent is required An ethical dilemma or ethical paradox is a decision-making problem between two possible moral imperatives, neither of which is unambiguously acceptable. 3 Dec 2018 We examined the differences in the way school counselors handle social and moral dilemmas in secondary schools for children with learning. Cogn Emot. 2013;27(7):1276-91. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2013.785388. Epub 2013 Apr 24. Moral dilemmas and moral principles: when emotion and cognition.