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"It Ain't Easy Maximizing Utility": Fluttershy, Breezies, and Rational Benevolence

In Part II of my “The Reformation of Discord: A Utilitarian Story”, I made a mention of the episode “It Ain’t Easy Being Breezies” as showing the lesson of the importance of rational benevolence to Fluttershy. 1,054 more words

Analysis

It's 2015 & Primitive Minds Still Abound

Ten types of women Christian men should not marry.  This video/article was just brought to my attention.  Thanks Tim. 157 more words

Religion

Max T. Furr reblogged this on The Benevolent Thou and commented:

As a matter of understanding and a blow for universal empathy between the genders, I reblog this video. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1ugVyuRUv0&w=560&h=315]

in the beginning

in the beginning there were

lids pried open and truth

be told, I’ve none to see

or graduate from— these

schools of thought hardly

fed, let alone breathe and… 58 more words

Literature

The Coach's Alphabet (vol II): B = Benevolence

Confucius taught that benevolence is the highest virtue, ranking above righteousness, honesty, loyalty, etiquette, and love for family. Without a kind disposition, the inclination of good will, and the sincere desire to be of service, the other virtues will not come easily or authentically. 341 more words

Personal Growth/Spirituality

A Discourse on Hope

The one thing that separates those who survive and those who perish in life’s struggles is hope. Even in sickness, the hope and will to live play a critical role in healing. 87 more words

Experience

35th of 50things: Compassion

Hi guys,

So Happy New Year and welcome to 2015.   These early days of a new year are traditionally a time when people like to reflect on what has happened over the past year, what’s coming up in the new year, and how they might handle it if they are lucky enough to get a choice.   630 more words