Essay on When Bad Things Happen to Good People
When someone does something good, great, amazing; however it is said, a reward is expected. That’s just the way the human brain has been trained in many cultures. People think just that with every good deed that is done. Movies have taught us that the “bad guy” never wins and that a hero will always triumph in the end. Not so much in the real world. Religious views, daily decisions, and just pure coincidence, if you will, all influence the outcome of a good deed. But, when answering one of the world’s most difficult questions: Why do bad things happen to good people, maybe we should first ask ourselves: Is the idea of a “good person” even remotely plausible to exist?
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If life has taught me anything, it’s that you should never expect for things to get any better. You should never just hope for something good to happen without any personal effort on your part. You should never say it can’t get worse. When bad things happen to good people, a poor excuse could be that that’s just the way the cookie crumbles. But, when honestly thinking about it, many things influence any outcome. Why do bad things happen to good people? Why do good things happen to bad people? It’s a vicious cycle that nobody can answer. People live by all sorts of things. I, personally, believe in constantly thinking about the future, the Golden Rule, and making sure that I’ll be able to sleep at night. Maybe lessons learned in life make us