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What is the Worst Thing in the World?

Postby Divitalia » Wed May 16, 2018 2:13 pm

The world admittedly has many horrible things in it: plague, hunger, death, terrorism, depression, murder, rape, and the list goes on.

Many people will say, often jokingly, “That’s the worst thing in the world.” However, I don’t think much thought has been given about what is truly the worst.

I personally think the worst thing in the world is unhappiness. Everyone can agree that happiness is good, and unhappiness is a result of most bad things occurring.

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Postby Thermodolia » Wed May 16, 2018 2:27 pm

Divitalia wrote:The world admittedly has many horrible things in it: plague, hunger, death, terrorism, depression, murder, rape, and the list goes on.

Many people will say, often jokingly, “That’s the worst thing in the world.” However, I don’t think much thought has been given about what is truly the worst.

I personally think the worst thing in the world is unhappiness. Everyone can agree that happiness is good, and unhappiness is a result of most bad things occurring.

That’s a really reductionist view of the world. Child abuse isn’t caused because of unhappiness
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Postby Thermodolia » Wed May 16, 2018 2:27 pm

Washington Resistance Army wrote:Communism.

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Postby Washington Resistance Army » Wed May 16, 2018 2:29 pm

Thermodolia wrote:
Washington Resistance Army wrote:Communism.

WRAism


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Postby Conservative Feminism » Wed May 16, 2018 2:29 pm

Thermodolia wrote:
Divitalia wrote:The world admittedly has many horrible things in it: plague, hunger, death, terrorism, depression, murder, rape, and the list goes on.

Many people will say, often jokingly, “That’s the worst thing in the world.” However, I don’t think much thought has been given about what is truly the worst.

I personally think the worst thing in the world is unhappiness. Everyone can agree that happiness is good, and unhappiness is a result of most bad things occurring.

That’s a really reductionist view of the world. Child abuse isn’t caused because of unhappiness

You dont know that for sure...
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Postby Divitalia » Wed May 16, 2018 2:58 pm

Thermodolia wrote:
Divitalia wrote:The world admittedly has many horrible things in it: plague, hunger, death, terrorism, depression, murder, rape, and the list goes on.

Many people will say, often jokingly, “That’s the worst thing in the world.” However, I don’t think much thought has been given about what is truly the worst.

I personally think the worst thing in the world is unhappiness. Everyone can agree that happiness is good, and unhappiness is a result of most bad things occurring.

That’s a really reductionist view of the world. Child abuse isn’t caused because of unhappiness


No, but unhappiness is a result of child abuse.
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Postby Thermodolia » Wed May 16, 2018 2:59 pm

Conservative Feminism wrote:
Thermodolia wrote:That’s a really reductionist view of the world. Child abuse isn’t caused because of unhappiness

You dont know that for sure...

Quite the opposite unfortunately. Am a Survivor
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Postby Thermodolia » Wed May 16, 2018 2:59 pm

Dumb Ideologies wrote:Tomato ketchup.

Burn the witch!!!
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Postby Conservative Feminism » Wed May 16, 2018 3:04 pm

Thermodolia wrote:
Conservative Feminism wrote:You dont know that for sure...

Quite the opposite unfortunately. Am a Survivor

And that's only one case. You can't make an absolute statement about every case based off that. Sorry what you went through, but it's still not a valid statement.
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Postby Geneviev » Wed May 16, 2018 3:08 pm

Human suffering, especially when caused by others.

I will have to add that fear is also one of the worst things.
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Postby Thermodolia » Wed May 16, 2018 3:13 pm

Conservative Feminism wrote:
Thermodolia wrote:Quite the opposite unfortunately. Am a Survivor

And that's only one case. You can't make an absolute statement about every case based off that. Sorry what you went through, but it's still not a valid statement.

Abuse isn’t caused by just one thing. It’s a multifaceted problem. Saying that it’s caused just by unhappiness is reductionist and demeaning.

Much in the same way that is demeaning to tell those who suffer from depression to just be happy
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