about defining "good" and "evil." I can imagine that discussion already:
Good: acting against one's own self-interest in order to help someone else.
Bad: harming others toward the end of serving one's own self interest.
Someone is sure to argue that serving others through self-sacrifice is a selfish act because serving others makes one feel good about themselves (how dare they!), or because they see a long term benefit to themselves by improvement of society through good acts (again, how dare they!). This argument comes up every time I've been part of a discussion on good and evil. I think the human race suffers from a collective guilt complex...no matter what they do, they find a way to condemn themselves and eachother based on suspicion of conscious or subconscious motives.
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