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Do you define what is "right" by what society deems ok, by what suits you, or by a higher cause?

Do you define it by whats "best" and not just whats best for you?

And do you find evil acceptable if the perpetrator didnt know what they did was wrong?

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    Dec 16 2012: The answer to your first question is that I define it by a higher cause.

    As far as society goes, there are many allowances that have long term consequences, either to you, or to those who became victims unawares. Righteousness is often not the criteria, so I don't trust it.

    As to what suits me, there are desires that I strive to overcome because I see myself as part of a collective whole. To benefit at the expense of another is to accept that others have the right to benefit at my expense. I will not cross that line.

    I do not find evil acceptable if the perpetrator didn't know it was wrong. But I am willing to forgive and make allowances if such was the case, so long as the perpetrator is willing to take responsibility for learning what is good.

    As far as what is right, we could debate that issue all day. I pray to God for the answer to those questions.

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