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Re: انسانی رویہ
Interesting that Plato said that . The meaning of “Preference” is subjective. What do I prefer in context of what is the requirement of the moment at that given time is. How would we define Evil ? Do we need to have a quantitative alternative , a compelling adversary to measure what is good in good and what is bad in Evil ? Or it will be measure through our material determent , our physical harm or our spiritual contamination , to fully realize the effects of evil and the benefits of good ? For you JMP Sahib …
Thanks for your comment and view point. I think in this quote by Plato, the emphasis is not on “preference” but on human nature. Secondly, in my opinion, preference is not absolute and as you have also pointed out it is subjective.
I just shared some quotes on human nature and it seemed to me that many of these quotes pointed that human nature is generally the same. Plato is also saying the same in my opinion, that generally human nature is not to choose evil.
We can always have a debate on what preference means, what evil means, who decides and what not.
And there is a great possibility that I misunderstood Plato’s quote.