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Topics: Human, Good and evil, Humans Pages: 1 (355 words) Published: October 8, 2013
Carlos Valenzuala
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Good and evil have no set definition. So it is impossible to say one way or another because there is no such thing to one person. Anyone could be good or evil; it is all opinion and beliefs. Human nature consists of more basic animalistic natures from previous evolution of humankind from the animal like practices. Human nature has no alignment unless you decide to give it one. All human beings are born pure, innocent and sinless in nature and spirit irrespective of whatever faith one eventually adopts. How their family influences them and how peers like friends at the playground or school, mold human beings as they grow up. During these various stages all the positive input education, counseling, and influences are necessary for one to be good in nature. From infancy to adulthood if one has undergone through a poor or bad upbringing by his parents, through bad company and influence from among peers and friends coupled with bad influence derived from the print and electronic media then they will acquire all the evil character traits and will be necessary to do all sorts of things evil in nature.

Human nature is such that people are born with a love to give and if they don’t have anyone to love they will struggle and snatch from each other and inclinations to defer or yield will die. If people accord with human nature and follow their desires, they inevitably end up struggling, snatching, vicious, and acting with violent abandon. Consequently, only after men are transformed by teachers and by ritual and moral principles do they defer, conform to culture, and abide in good order. Viewed this way, it is obvious that human nature is bad and good is a human product.

So, we humans are neither born good or evil by nature. Both good and evil are actually acquired through the growing up process, and in the same token they can also be discarded if one so wishes. Of course it is much harder to switch from evil to good,...
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