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One question I keep asking myself.


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#61    White Crane Feather

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 07:28 PM

View PostFrank Merton, on 04 August 2013 - 05:22 PM, said:

This is as "Marxist-taken-to-irrational-extreme" as it gets.  I think Pol Pot showed us what is wrong with this kind of thinking.  Modern Communist societies recognize that people evolved into what they are and changing the social environment won't change the people and how they evolved.  The idea now is to understand all this and to create things that take advantage of the way people are, even their less desirable characteristics.
Indeed.... This is what capitalist theory has attempted to do. People are what they are. Lets try to maximize the benefits from their behavior and minimize the damage. What other options do we have? Before someone goes on an anti capitalist rant, in nearly all cases the theory is grossly not applied properly.

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 07:55 PM

Maybe one day the world as we know it will only exist in fairy tells and the horrors which are so real will be the descriptions of hell that people will refuse to believe in.

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 02:29 AM

This universe and all it contains is illusion ...there is never any harm only interaction/experience for our real self/soul/spirit


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Posted 12 October 2013 - 08:05 PM

View PostJinxdom, on 15 March 2013 - 04:39 AM, said:

Why does evil exist?

Simple because people do not understand how consent works......

Please...what are you talking about? Got your self together.

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Posted 12 October 2013 - 08:55 PM

Havent we come at this Evil thing on several different threads its getting old <_< <_<

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 04:11 AM

there cant be good without evil. without contrast, you cant fully understand good. imagine a magnet with one pole.


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Posted 16 October 2013 - 09:23 AM

View PostBig Bad Voodoo, on 12 October 2013 - 08:05 PM, said:

Please...what are you talking about? Got your self together.

Consent - the permission to do something. It doesn't matter what you do as an action to somebody else; Give somebody food, punch in the face, save their life, if they do not give you permission, the action is evil.
It's the most practical way to figure out what is actually evil. Consent is something you have to keep in mind even before the Golden Rule. When in doubt simply ask. If they say no, do not do it.
There would be exceptions like with children who do not know enough about the world yet or people who are unable to give proper consent for any possible reason be it drugs, illness, etc.





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