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What if there was a war between all good and all evil people?

  1. Mar 17, 2005 #1
    Which side would win and why?
     
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  3. Mar 17, 2005 #2

    Pengwuino

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    whoever gets their hands on the US and russian nuclear arsenal first :D
     
  4. Mar 17, 2005 #3

    Janus

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    Who's standard of "Good and Evil" would you use to divide up the sides?
     
  5. Mar 17, 2005 #4

    arildno

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    This type of simplistic division into good&evil only serve one purpose:
    To demonize those given the epithet "evil", justifying that the ones given the epithet "good" can maim, torture and kill those they call "evil" because they are "bad guys".
    Does this sound somewhat familiar?

    Hint: Try and name the world leaders today most insisting upon calling others "bad guys".
     
  6. Mar 17, 2005 #5
    thread killer! there are no good or evil people.

    it's an olde saw, but all people, by nature, are good. unfortunately, some of their acts are considered evil or bad.

    within the theory of probable worlds/futures - you will have a victor based on your expectations, fears and beliefs. the observer witnesses the future world of his creation.

    love&peace,
    olde drunk
     
  7. Mar 17, 2005 #6
    It seems like the 'evil people' will win. After all... they are evil... going to any lengths to win. Id imagine at least a few of the 'good people' will lose faith (because naturally, being good, they'd hate war), but im not sure.
     
  8. Mar 17, 2005 #7
    can't be sure. The Evil could betray one another for more power and the Good could refuse to take lives even if the lives belong to the good. a war probably needs a little good and a little evil on each side.

    But listen to the olde drunk when he says there is no good or evil.
     
  9. Mar 17, 2005 #8

    BobG

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    The 'good' will win. They'll be the ones who write the history books and will explain it all in a way that makes it perfectly clear why they are the 'good' and the other side was the 'bad'.
     
  10. Mar 17, 2005 #9

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    This guy wins.

    I would say the bad guys at the time would win because evil is more efficient. For example, why capture people and waste food on them when you can just kill them?
     
  11. Mar 17, 2005 #10

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    You missed on obvious follow-through there. Were one truly efficient, the enemy not only would not have food wasted on him, he would be the food.
     
  12. Mar 17, 2005 #11
    Would good people bother going to war?
     
  13. Mar 17, 2005 #12

    arildno

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    Sure, if they regard the other side to be composed of howling demons.
     
  14. Mar 17, 2005 #13
    There can't be a war betwen good an evil people. All poeple are evil. :devil: :devil: :devil: :devil: :devil: :devil: :wink:

    PS. I would go to war if it was for a good couse. But since it seams that there wont be any communistical revolutions in Europe soon, I don't belive you will find me anywhere nere a military institution.
     
  15. Mar 17, 2005 #14

    matthyaouw

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    Without thinking about this too much-
    Evil would fight dirty. Sharp kicks to the testicles and all that.
     
  16. Mar 17, 2005 #15

    arildno

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    How dare they?
    Makes you want to bite their balls off, doesn't it?
     
  17. Mar 17, 2005 #16

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    To fight fair is to fight by someone else's rules, but I don't think that I'd take it quite that far. I'm not even close to homophobic, but really...
     
  18. Mar 17, 2005 #17

    arildno

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    Nor do gay men go that far. They stop at licking..
     
  19. Mar 17, 2005 #18

    Danger

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    Even the S&M guys? Never mind; I'm not really sure that I want to know.
     
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  21. Mar 17, 2005 #20
    But if War is evil, then participating in a war is also evil, is it not? The ends cannot justify the means can they?
     
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