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What is the benefit of being good?

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Response to What is the benefit of being good? May. 9th, 2012 @ 02:32 AM Reply

At 5/9/12 02:30 AM, Blysk wrote:

I'm not saying or implying that you should be good for a benefit, just conteplating whether or not there is one

There isn't one, but there is one at the same time...

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Response to What is the benefit of being good? May. 9th, 2012 @ 02:37 AM Reply

At 5/9/12 02:18 AM, ILoveToGrok wrote: By object, I mean that it is tangible.

So it exists as a "real thing", then.

Considering your cognitive distortion of what "real" means I'm just going to write this one off as another episode of you swimming out of your depth while clinging onto the "spout vague bullshit" life-ring.

At 5/9/12 02:12 AM, yurgenburgen wrote: If good and bad aren't observable or demonstrable in any way (this is what you are essentially claiming when you say they "don't exist at all, not even as concepts"), how is it possible for them to be perceived subjectively, regardless of whether you consider them tripe or not?
Same way God is perceived. Same way luck is perceived. Same way we overtly exaggerate our body's weird pains. Same way we overtly exaggerate our fears and worries. It all doesn't really exist at all.

That isn't answering the question. I asked you how it's possible for good and bad to be perceived in any way when you claimed they don't exist even as concepts, and you responded suggesting that exaggeration and luck also don't exist as concepts, which is nonsense.

You are, once again, tapdancing around having to give real answers and justifications to your claims.

I, on the other hand, am going to bed.

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Response to What is the benefit of being good? May. 9th, 2012 @ 02:37 AM Reply

it depends on the kind of people you want to attract.

If you want to experience life and mingle with others then i suppose having morale integrity could help one achieve higher popularity.

It also feels good to look at yourself and know your not a douche.


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Response to What is the benefit of being good? May. 9th, 2012 @ 02:39 AM Reply

At 5/9/12 02:37 AM, yurgenburgen wrote: Goodnight

Goodnight. Perhaps one day you'll understand that only people who do not understand me see an unbreakable circle, Yurg.

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Response to What is the benefit of being good? May. 9th, 2012 @ 02:40 AM Reply

At 5/9/12 12:48 AM, Blysk wrote:
Nihilism is the philosophical doctrine suggesting the negation of one or more putatively meaningful aspects of life. Most commonly, nihilism is presented in the form of existential nihilism which argues that life is without objective meaning, purpose, or intrinsic value.

Oh, hi Google! I didn't see you come in..

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Response to What is the benefit of being good? May. 9th, 2012 @ 03:02 AM Reply

Agree with all three. Plus doing stuff you think is good makes YOU feel good.


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Response to What is the benefit of being good? May. 9th, 2012 @ 03:49 AM Reply

- having people like you

- being able to rely on others when you really need help

- being able to feel good about yourself and hold your head up high


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Response to What is the benefit of being good? May. 9th, 2012 @ 03:50 AM Reply

Fuck being good... On fallout.


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Response to What is the benefit of being good? May. 9th, 2012 @ 04:59 AM Reply

No.1 benefit of being good:

Lack of prison, and prison rape.