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Reasons and Choosing Evil – Simply Philosophy

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In my previous post, I explained that we always choose something because we believe that it is good in some way and choose it for that reason. But it is obvious that people sometimes choose to do what is evil. When someone chooses to do an evil thing, that choice can be examined in two … Continue reading Reasons and Choosing Evil – Simply Philosophy

Falling Into Temptation

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In a previous post, I explained that we cannot actually choose to do evil insofar as it is evil. Nonetheless, we can choose to do evil even though we know that it is evil. This is possible because of the nature of attention. Freely choosing what to attend to is both wise and necessary for … Continue reading Falling Into Temptation