The idea of Good and Bad people is too simple.

Good and Bad People

[ 16/June/22 ]

I was listening to Rory McIlroy’s interview over the LIV golf, and there was one thing he said that I think was far more problem than solution; and that was when he said “there are good and bad people everywhere”.

To me, that is a dangerous over simplification.

It seems clear to me that every person does some things that appear clearly “bad”, and others that seem clearly “good”, and for most of us most of the time we are really not certain, we are just making our best guess.

I’ve mentioned the Solzhenitsyn quote a few times lately – about the line between good and evil going through the heart of everyone. Anything less than that awareness is a dangerous and inappropriate simplification.

About Ted Howard NZ

Seems like I might be a cancer survivor. Thinking about the systemic incentives within the world we find ourselves in, and how we might adjust them to provide an environment that supports everyone (no exceptions) with reasonable security, tools, resources and degrees of freedom, and reasonable examples of the natural environment; and that is going to demand responsibility from all of us - see www.tedhowardnz.com/money
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