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What do you think about human nature?

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Clare M.
Sunday April 20, 2014, 9:36 AM

I think humans are unique and with that comes many different shapes/sizes/personalities/strengths/weaknesses

Brenda Towers
Sunday April 20, 2014, 6:35 AM

There is hope for everyone.

Brian M.
Thursday April 10, 2014, 11:18 PM

Humans just are; their actions are often good...their actions are often bad...and that's just how it is.

Nicole W.
Thursday April 10, 2014, 7:15 AM


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Thursday April 10, 2014, 7:14 AM


Sue H.
Sunday April 6, 2014, 10:24 AM

Pretty much a mixed bag.

Megan Kelly
Thursday April 3, 2014, 1:14 PM

I really do not like most humans!

Dale O.
Wednesday April 2, 2014, 3:48 AM

Yes, there is truth to the fact that many humans can be a destructive force on the planet, yet there is no need to regard us only in a negative light, to view ourselves as merely a cancer or plague sweeping the Earth as that only sees one side of a complex coin.

As Edwin M stated, sometimes we see only what the media shines their light upon, focusing only on the most negative aspects of human behaviour. Good news is not often featured but is generally ignored.

It is intriguing when some believe that most humans are so destructive and somehow therefore unworthy of even life itself.

Dale O.
Wednesday April 2, 2014, 3:25 AM

The idea that we are all evil and that because we have 'reincarnated as humans' because we must have done something evil is truly pessimistic.

Amierah Motaal states: "I ask often why I had to reincarnate as a human - I must have done horrible things." Interesting, if every other entity is more pure and noble than mere humans, then how could you living as something else in the past possibly have then done horrible things?

It is easy to generalize and seen humans only in a negative light. Or perhaps do the same and see humans only in a positive light. We are capable of both.

Dale O.
Wednesday April 2, 2014, 3:16 AM

Some consider humans to be 'the scum of the earth,'
unable to find even one redeeming attribute. I agree with Darren Woolsey when he states that if we were essentially destructive, we would have destroyed far more by now. We likely would not even be here at all and that yes, many of us are often too apathetic to respond to many issues. However, that does not negate the fact that many humans are also a positive force.

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