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Why Bad Things Happen To Good People

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Why Bad Things Happen To Good People? Ever since the beginning of time it seems as if only bad things happen to good people. Even though, logically speaking, that doesn't make the utmost of sense but this trend exists and occurs over and over again. This paper will attempt to answer the one of the biggest questions contemplating mankind and that is why bad things happen to good people. The argument being pursued is that bad things happen to good people to teach them some kind of life long lesson. Even though this would definitely be the absolute last statement you would tell of victim of this topic, it might however shed light upon why this occurs as well as what different aspects it may occur in. ...read more.

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An example of a Contrary Case of a bad thing is the theft of an individual's automobile that has an engine with severe damage and cannot run. An example of a Contrary Case of a good person in this case would be a mean and dishonest individual who steals cars for a living. An example of a Related Case of a bad thing is the hassle of all the automotive theft procedures that must be undertaken when an individual's automobile is stolen. An example of a Related Case of a good person in this case would be a kind and honest individual who ironically retrieves and returns stolen automobiles to their respective owners as their daily grind. ...read more.

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The argument that has been pursued was that bad things happen to good people to teach them some kind of life long lesson. To recapitulate, "good people" are those who are kind, honest and unselfish and not to mention a pleasure to interact with and a "bad thing" is considered as an event or occurrence that inflicts pain or discomfort to those involved. Even though the victim of a "bad thing" never likes to hear that it happened to them to teach them a lesson, it does however help others in the sense that as it may directly hurt the victim, but the next victim can use their situation to ease the burden and make their own difficulties easier to bear. It can be assumed that the lesson could be helping each other cope with a "bad thing" Arif Vellani 205508015 02/05/2007 ...read more.

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