We all know what death is, even a small child knows. If people can be filled with such sorrows at the funerals, then why does it seem like people tend to ignore and continue to do things that risk their lives by not taking care of themselves when they should?
Ethics of War is indeed an interesting area of study to delve into, especially we could be transcending beyond the business and politics of war into the more basic forms of survival competition and cooperation behaviors to understand why something as abstract as ethics even exists in the first place.
If you consider this as undermining of freedom of individual expression, well, yes. If you see it in another way, such governance / constraints also offer basic protection of someone else’ right to live or speak freely (without being verbally/emotionally abused) – Ong Yujing
Problem Statement: “Why will your ignorance of the fish knife cut so deep?” Suggested Solution: “… how to recognize the narrowness of this so-called broadened mind – to realize that Europe is not the universe – and to take your sensing and knowing beyond those dominant ideas of the true, the good, and the beautiful”.
The Olympics has become detrimental on society as a whole. Do not fall further for its marketing gimmicks. To me, the whole idea of patriotism and representation in Olympics (as it is now) is simply dellusional. Feeling proud of winners who represent our country?
In a much bigger picture, various bad things happen to people all over the world and all the time. There is no need to specially pick out one bad thing and apply special consideration and treatment while demeaning the rest of the problems that happen to people on a regular basis.
Conventional wisdom says that one will never know what will happen (in the future), that we face uncertainties down the road; it also tells us that compared to the future, we know much more of what had happened in the past. But I beg to differ.
I cannot justify the existence of the human race.