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Finn Hambly

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Are humans good or bad?

Good or bad are very broad terms, I know. Most of us would say we're evil mostly because of our ruthlessness to the planet, it's very easy to be harsh on ourselves. On the other hand, (I read this in an article I can no longer find) a Biologist would say it's amazing that a group of men can sit on a plane for hours with one fertile female and everyone walks off unscathed. I'd love to see an overall view from your different perspectives.

A thought of mine was that animals and plants fight for success as a species hence evolution and the reward systems in place so we eat and reproduce. We're programmed to advance humanity as a whole in some ways and look at us - we're brilliant. We certainly are the most successful species on Earth right now, possibly in the Universe. So this is good, isn't it - we won! Obviously, we have a responsibility now with so much intelligence and power. What do you think?

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    Jan 11 2012: Humans are neither good nor bad.

    They can behave in ways we judge either good or bad.

    Human being are just as humans ought to be that given a good environment and sufficient love are wonderful.
    • Jan 12 2012: I agree fully with this comment. It is behavior that is good or bad not the person. I believe that was Dr. Spock s conclusion. (not that Spock you filthy fellow Trekkers)

      I would like to add indifferent to the list.

      @ Md Santo I would say (Good, Bad, Indifferent) (True, False, Unknowable) (Right, Wrong, Undecided or Unaware).

      It's this 3rd group that seems to be the issue.
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      Jan 12 2012: Frans,
      After visiting URL http://bit.ly/xiXqAf - (“Human Consciousness – Definition and relationship with Nature Knowledge”), should you goto URL http://bit.ly/s9ZNqR - “Basic structure of HSBKM model framework” ). Take a look at pp 3 – 4 , types of Knowledge indicated through each type of Knowledge Interface (KI). Basically there are 9 types of Knowledge. Your inquiry about “intuition” come from the 3rd Knowledge Interface and hypothetically originated from 6th Knowledge Interface

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