What Makes a “Good Person?”

In the landscape of conflicting ideologies and differing theologies, there is one area that almost everyone can agree on: the importance of being a “good person.” But what does that really mean? WikiHow offers:

Philosophers have been debating what is good and what is not for centuries. Many people find that it’s more complicated than just being kind, and several complex religions have arisen with the attempt to understand the difference between good and evil. While every person’s journey is different, being good has a lot to do with discovering yourself and your role in the world. (reference)

As we explore this idea of being “good,” we deal with very tough fundamental issues; we find ourselves needing to reconcile the harsh blade of the good/bad dichotomy with the realities of individual circumstances and personal relativism.

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