Essay On Good And Evil

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Good and Evil Are not Real

The concept of good and evil is one of the most foundational apothegms ever known to humankind. It was a crucial stepping stone for other morals, and it is what averts society from pandemonium, by providing structures for laws. But, one may ask oneself; where did the conceptualization of good and evil arise? I believe that good and evil does not exist and are entirely artificial. Ludicrous is what one might be thinking after I’ve stated such a radical exposition, but I disagree and can justify my argument with factual evidence. I can ingress this argument with testimony from a man named Jean-Paul Sartre.

Jean-Paul Sartre was born June 21, 1905, and was illustrious for his literature and abstract philosophy of existentialism. He
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Humans conceived the idea of good and evil and allocated its dissemination through literature works. But after one era created it, others fostered and adopted it. Thus, making it change over time and the concept of good and evil became measurable and flexible. Flexible, means it can be altered and shaped by anyone’s ideals and perspectives. This can lead to some discord and animosity, such as brawls, intense arguments, and in some cases war. One may call me fatuous for making these points, because one may think I agree to the existence of good and evil because I stated it is artificial. Well, be prepared to be debunked, as when one references good and evil, they use no scientific evidence of its existence. It’s typically based off of one’s moral compass, law, and literature, but is never genuinely based on a highly accredited scientific source. However, one may argue that you can use people with mental issues who do crimes are evil. But, I believe that is an irrational fallacy because they aren’t mentally intact enough to make competent decisions. Speaking of crime, this leads me to my
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