Mistaking kindness/generosity for weakness.

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Mistaking kindness/generosity for weakness.

#1  Postby Keep It Real » Mar 31, 2018 10:48 pm

Why oh why oh why does this seem to occur so often? Should not the opposite be true? Is it a symptom of our times or has it always been this way? Introspect...are you yourself guilty of (sometimes?) mistaking kindness/generosity for weakness? I really don't think I am...
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Re: Mistaking kindness/generosity for weakness.

#2  Postby Keep It Real » Apr 01, 2018 6:01 am

Perhaps if one is generous with one's resources (perhaps excluding time...dunno) then (some) people think you're not in the "top dog/dog eat dog/rat race" game and this instinctively seems inexplicaple, as the top dog is most likely to proppogate the most genetic material...and the only explanation is that one is (currently?) so weak one is merely attempting to survive through molifying others through gifting them resources, despite the fact such actions pushes one even further out of the "top dog/dog eat dog/rat race" game. Empathy takes the back seat to the biological prorogative. Dawkin's book isn't called The Generous Gene, after all. I think covert/mandatory acts of resource generosity are the only way forward less one be condemned to the status of "also ran." Resistance to empathetic socioeconomic policy as legislated by some governments may well be an expression of this problem.
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#3  Postby Keep It Real » Apr 01, 2018 6:13 am

Not bad for a Sunday (again) :lol:
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#4  Postby The_Piper » Apr 01, 2018 5:03 pm

I know I'm not. Kindness and generosity are positive traits, as well as being soft-spoken and considerate. I look up to people like that.
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#5  Postby Keep It Real » Apr 01, 2018 9:56 pm

We're on the same page Pipe; but those women .....
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#6  Postby SafeAsMilk » Apr 01, 2018 10:17 pm

:roll:
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#7  Postby scott1328 » Apr 01, 2018 10:35 pm

Suggest you read Nietzsche. He seems to be very much to your way of thinking.
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#8  Postby Keep It Real » Apr 01, 2018 10:41 pm

Did Nietzche attempt to tackle geopolitical issues however scott?
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#9  Postby Keep It Real » Apr 01, 2018 10:42 pm

Then again he didn't have the net....
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#10  Postby scott1328 » Apr 01, 2018 11:02 pm

Keep It Real wrote:Did Nietzche attempt to tackle geopolitical issues however scott?

No, but then again, neither do you.
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#11  Postby Keep It Real » Apr 02, 2018 12:35 am

Try =/= do. I dododododo
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#12  Postby SafeAsMilk » Apr 02, 2018 12:47 am

1. No, you don't
2. What the fuck does that have to do with anything?
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#13  Postby Spinozasgalt » Apr 02, 2018 2:01 am

Keep It Real wrote:but those women.....

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#14  Postby Fallible » Apr 02, 2018 7:42 am

Keep It Real wrote:We're on the same page Pipe; but those women .....


Pack it in.
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#15  Postby Keep It Real » Apr 02, 2018 11:01 am

You know what an insult is from a lady? "You're a nice person." Learnt that a looooooooooooooooooooooong time ago.
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#16  Postby SafeAsMilk » Apr 02, 2018 1:11 pm

Would you like some cheese with that whine?
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#17  Postby The_Piper » Apr 02, 2018 1:26 pm

Keep It Real wrote:We're on the same page Pipe; but those women .....

I don't know what you mean by those women.
Keep It Real wrote:You know what an insult is from a lady? "You're a nice person." Learnt that a looooooooooooooooooooooong time ago.
That's not true.
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#18  Postby Fallible » Apr 02, 2018 1:57 pm

Keep It Real wrote:You know what an insult is from a lady? "You're a nice person." Learnt that a looooooooooooooooooooooong time ago.



What's an insult from a woman?
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#19  Postby SafeAsMilk » Apr 02, 2018 2:07 pm

Fallible wrote:
Keep It Real wrote:You know what an insult is from a lady? "You're a nice person." Learnt that a looooooooooooooooooooooong time ago.



What's an insult from a woman?

"I just want to be friends."

BAWWWWW
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#20  Postby Fallible » Apr 02, 2018 2:10 pm

I guess life's pretty tough when they won't sleep with you on demand. What's the world coming to?
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