Good and Evil

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by Lumpy 1, Dec 27, 2009.

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    I know that both good and evil exists.

    I've been around people that from the moment you meet them that they are good and they put off an aura (spirit?) of positive strength.

    I have also met and been around people that immediately you get a feeling of uneasiness and a threatening aura (spirit?) a negative strength.

    I wonder if this natural feeling is where people historically get the sense of God and the Devil, Good and Evil and the existence of their soul?
     
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    Usually my vibe readings of others are spot on. Unfortunately my vibe sensor goes on the fritz sometimes. That sucks when that happens.
     
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    Is that because of polished evil or a human hope that your sensor is wrong from the beginning?
     
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    I love those I love almost immediately. People are rarely an "acquired taste" for me. I hear some talk of others as, "Oh he seems like an ass at first, but when you get to know him..." I always find those who seem like asses at first to be complete asses always, no matter how well I get to know them.
     
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    Yup, that's true for me also... don't take it personally though... I kid...:lol:
     
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    Damn good question. I suspect that it's sometimes the former and sometimes the latter.
     
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    Gawd, you're an ass.

    Seriously. I work with an upper management guy that is as smart as they come, but he treats certain people like crap. Everybody kisses his butt cuz he has so much clout, but if he weren't in a corner office, I swear no one would give him the time of day cuz he's just such a complete butt.

    I guess if you have brains, you can get away with it. Funny thing is, he seems to like me. Maybe I'm kind of a butt, too, and don't know it.
     
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    Well sheezz, that's the right answer...
     
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    Good and Evil are pretty big words. There is so much to do with motivation and outcome in these that it's hard for me to get my head around them. Historical figures that are studied are easier in the fullness of time.

    Jesus: Good, unless you're trying to make a buck in the temple on the wrong day.

    Hitler: Bad, unless you're one of the elect and have a blind eye to turn.

    Stepping away from those polar opposites into the every day, I see those around me more in the context of the relationship: reliable, trustworthy, helpful, devious, back stabber, honest, liar, gossip, greedy, generous, sensitive, belligerent, bully and so on.

    Those who are close to me are a mixed bag of attributes, but we share some sort of commonalities from some kind of shared crucible like experience. Some are drinkers, some inveterate liars, some generous to a fault and others miserly. There are those who are gentle and those who are viscious in competition.

    I have been manipulated by several people in my life. Some were coaches and they, in my memeory, were good. Others who manipulated me to buy a car or do a deed of idiot proportion were evil, again, in my memory. Both were manipulative and both used me to accomplish another purpose. Situational ethics?

    As was often said in the recent past, one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter.

    I suppose, in the end, it comes down to love. If your motivation is love, your deed is probably good. If your motivation is hate, your deed is probably evil. If you do enough of these deeds, your "self" will be the result, good or evil.

    On a daily basis, we all are pouring our selves into the mold that we are crafting.
     
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    A hot looking lady always overloaded ny vibe sensor net array.
     

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