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Haley Goranson

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Which is more important, to do right or to do good?

A rich man walks down the street and drop a 20 dollar bill. You know he will not even notice it is gone. On the side of the street sits a beggar who looks really hungry. The good thing is to give the money to the beggar, the right thing is to give it back to the man who dropped it.



- Maybe instead of taking this question , as a question of right and wrong or judgment, perhaps what we can take from this is that there are a variety of opinions and many people have different ideas of what is morally right. That is beautiful to me. This is just an example that good and right are almost undefinable, or at the least the definition is always changing for everyone.

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  • Jan 5 2013: Why not forget the $20 and listen to the man. Why is he homeless? Why is he starving? Giving him $20 is not likely to solve anything. The naivety of youth believes that the most immediate solution does actual good. Recall KONY2012, to which I shall never have enough laughs over.

    And I'm amused Kansas has a town called Manhattan.
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      Jan 5 2013: You cant save everyone
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      Jan 6 2013: I already knew what I would do in this situation before I posted the question. I posted it merely to read the comments. I find the different reactions amusing (such as yours).

      Manhattan is a very nice clean college town.
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      Jan 6 2013: Don't give me a fish, teach me how to fish.

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