I’m not a good person! Neither are you. We’re not bad people either, mind you. To state something like that, something you can’t possibly know — seems rather careless to me now, not well thought-out.
Coming out of a very dark period, it helped me to realize 99% of people are not good or bad.
(version 1.2) My name is K., and I am 30 years old. After school, I did a vocational training and worked in the industry of food and beverages for five years in total. Only after that, I began studying Area Studies with a focus on Southeast Asia. As a grad student, I am studying Human…
Yeah, I figured the charitable way to read it would be universalistic.
When you say ‘not judging people of 200 years ago by today’s standards,’ you really meant ‘it is not realistic to expect this,’ which is a factual argument, rather than a morally charged (relativistic) argument?