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Bad or good

We live in a world in which our primary food is the information. We perceive t


he outside world through images, and each image has an echo in our brain, genera
ting feelings, attitudes and sometimes questions.
Although we belong to the same specie, thousands of differences or similari
ties divide and classify us. Each of us perceives in his own way the informatio
n he receives. For some of us, something could be beautiful, for others the sam
e thing could be ugly. Behind these two words, beautiful and ugly, we can see a
nother words or, better said, concepts: good and bad. But what do good and bad m
ean? Do they really exist?
On one hand, good and bad are two words that express our opinion in terms o
f perceived images. We give the images values, which can be, as I already said,
good or bad. On the other hand, being so many types of human beings, it is nor
mal to be different kinds of perception and interpretation of information. The
refore, having many people who can interpret things in different ways, it is dif
ficult for somebody to say what is good or bad, and in the same time to have his
opinion shared by everyone. Trying to classify, we might come up with a result
that might be true or not, depending on the point of view. In other words every
thing is relative.
Paradoxically, when we start thinking we, we discover that we actually kno
w almost nothing, or that there are many things left, to be known. On the other
hand, the more we know, the more we want to know. This desire of knowing more a
nd more might be expressed through questions.
One big difference that separates the human beings from animals is that pe
ople ask themselves, why do we exist? and animals do not. If animals asked them
selves this question, in that moment they would become human beings. If someone
find an answer to this question, many things would be simplified. Our secret o
f life would not be a secret anymore. However, answering this question is diffi
cult, maybe impossible. What we can do is to wait and think. Time will answer u
s.