Home | Community | Message Board

Please support our sponsors.

General Interest >> Philosophy, Sociology & Psychology

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
shroud me intonightmares ofthe sun

Registered: 02/26/04
Posts: 99
Last seen: 12 years, 3 months
    #2405130 - 03/05/04 01:46 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

Hypothetical situation:
Let's say that I have a friend. (hahahah, you like that one?) Anyways, this friend is going to get into some serious trouble. He has warned me of what he is going to do, repeatedly, and I have ignored it time after time. My friend decides to do something crazy, and ends up getting arrested. What I'm left wondering is, should I be guilty, the same as him? If I could've done something, or said something to help him deal with whatever it was he was going through, and didn't, is it really me that deserves to go to jail? If I could've taken the time to get to the heart of his issue, or just listened to him, he may not have done it. I would be guilty of inaction, right?


mind, not matter, is causation

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
anguish this!

Registered: 02/11/04
Posts: 956
Re: Guilty? [Re: orion]
    #2405374 - 03/05/04 02:45 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

he is responsible for his own actions, you're not guilty.



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 07/13/99
Posts: 4,805
Loc: On the Brink of Madness
Re: Guilty? [Re: orion]
    #2405571 - 03/05/04 03:47 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

This is a no-brainer, bro. Unless you were HELPING him do whatever, then you have nothing to be guilty about. People do stupid shit. It's not everyone else's fault for not keeping the offender shackled down before they could fuck up. Bottomline: most of us have enough free will to NOT do stupid shit, fuck feeling guilty for someone else's mistake.

Note: In desperate need of a cure...

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
mndfrayze'speppet urme
 User Gallery

Registered: 07/14/03
Posts: 5,498
Loc: oz
Re: Guilty? [Re: orion]
    #2405581 - 03/05/04 03:50 AM (14 years, 1 month ago)

I see no fault in you. sure you ignored him, but that's not what got him arrested. really we shouldn't apply guilt on ourselves for things other people have done. I cannot push you, only you can push yourself.

Annnnnnd I had a light saber and my friend was there and I said "you look like an indian" and he said "you look like satan" and he found a stick and a rock and he named the rock ooga booga and he named the stick Stick and we both thought that was pretty funny. We got eaten alive by mosquitos but didn't notice til the next day. I stepped on some glass while wading in the swamp and cut my foot open, didn't bother me til the next day either....yeah it was a good time, ended the night by buying some liquor for minors and drinking nips and going to he diner and eating chicken fingers, and then I went home and went to bed.---senior doobie

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Why not?
Male User Gallery

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 10/11/03
Posts: 16,392
Loc: in some small dive
Last seen: 10 days, 7 hours
Re: Guilty? [Re: orion]
    #2407631 - 03/08/04 05:05 PM (14 years, 1 month ago)


Hypothetical situation:
Let's say that I have a friend. (hahahah, you like that one?)


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

General Interest >> Philosophy, Sociology & Psychology

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* A thought for those who feel guilty or confused with drugs RedNucleus 785 10 06/19/03 09:58 AM
by barfightlard
* A hypothetical question for Christians
( 1 2 all )
Anonymous 2,927 31 01/13/05 01:39 PM
by JCoke
* How do you know if you're being honest with yourself? TheHateCamel 1,931 19 11/08/04 02:15 PM
by WhiteRussian
* Self love = masterbation = guilty conscience
( 1 2 3 all )
World Spirit 6,394 45 08/27/02 04:56 AM
by CosmicJoke
* What's the difference between enlightenment, and convincing yourself you're enlightened?
( 1 2 3 all )
Phluck 3,826 55 11/28/04 09:42 PM
by MarkostheGnostic
* Get over yourself!
( 1 2 3 all )
Silversoul 2,257 42 12/12/05 12:16 AM
by Silversoul
* How do you "be yourself" ?
( 1 2 all )
DoctorJ 2,631 23 01/31/04 05:42 PM
by fireworks_god
* Hypothetical questions for christians
( 1 2 all )
postalboy 3,707 24 08/05/02 07:03 PM
by EvilBastard

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Middleman, CosmicJoke, Jokeshopbeard, DividedQuantum
548 topic views. 0 members, 5 guests and 8 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.084 seconds spending 0.031 seconds on 31 queries and 0.034 seconds on Sphinx.