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brainstorm77
01-18-2010, 10:34 PM
Do you consider yourself a good person? This, most likely has a different meaning for each person in regards to what they feel good is. While thinking about some things this week, this question came to me and I thought it would make a good thread topic.

semilargeintestine
01-18-2010, 10:36 PM
I try to be, but I could always do better.

Seams
01-18-2010, 10:37 PM
i believed i was, but no, not yet

brainstorm77
01-18-2010, 10:37 PM
I think I am reasonably good and I am doing my best to stop negativity from creeping into my daily life :)

lucidzfl
01-18-2010, 10:44 PM
I've never thought of myself as a particularly nice guy. I'm kind of a dick really. In fact, its a daily struggle to not "be myself" unfortunately.

robeiae
01-18-2010, 10:46 PM
I try not to be, but the goodness of my soul occasionally leaks out.

At least, I hope that's what it is...

wrangler
01-18-2010, 10:50 PM
Absolutely and without a doubt, yes!

Smish
01-18-2010, 10:52 PM
Of course. ;)

PoppysInARow
01-18-2010, 10:53 PM
I try to be, but there are some people I'm a psyco too.

I consider it fair as they're usually assholes to me.

Paper & Pencil
01-18-2010, 10:54 PM
I try to be, but I could always do better.

Same here.

kayleamay
01-18-2010, 10:54 PM
I know I'm a good person, but I also know there is room for improvement. I think the fact that I keep trying to improve lends credence to my claim of "good" status. Bottom line: you could trust me with your wallet even if you had an unsigned winning lottery ticket in it, if I only had a can of beans to my name and you were hungry I would share it with you, and I never quit trying to do better.

sadron
01-18-2010, 10:55 PM
I'm eggplant. really, I'm good person, maybe way too good.

Sophia
01-18-2010, 10:57 PM
I don't think I can claim to be a good or bad person, but I can point to good thoughts, good words and good deeds, and see how they fare on the balance against their bad counterparts. Overall, I think good wins, but it would depend on who is judging!

Mr Flibble
01-18-2010, 10:58 PM
No

Sometimes I pretend to be, but that's just cos I'm luring people in before I get them stuck in my web and suck their juices out.

CaroGirl
01-18-2010, 11:00 PM
Yes. Good, boring, reliable, responsible. That's me. However, I do occasionally have uncharitable thoughts about other people.

aadams73
01-18-2010, 11:02 PM
While my intentions are always good, I sometimes misstep in the execution and wind up doing the wrong thing at the wrong time, or the right thing at the wrong time.

I think we're all a work-in-progress. It's our ability to learn and try to do the right thing that differentiates us. Some people are too selfish to give a damn about any needs other than their own.

kayleamay
01-18-2010, 11:03 PM
Yes. Good, boring, reliable, responsible. That's me. However, I do occasionally have uncharitable thoughts about other people.

I do this occasionally too, but then feel guilty so I try to find something positive to think about them. It sounds lame, but it's true.

Rarri
01-18-2010, 11:03 PM
I'm not a bad person. :)

Interesting question though, i think my answer depends on how much sleep i had the previous night.

brainstorm77
01-18-2010, 11:05 PM
I'm not a bad person. :)

Interesting question though, i think my answer depends on how much sleep i had the previous night.

I feel better after coffee
:)

Adam
01-18-2010, 11:07 PM
I aim for good, but sometimes I miss the target. :)

Fran
01-18-2010, 11:10 PM
No

Sometimes I pretend to be, but that's just cos I'm luring people in before I get them stuck in my web and suck their juices out.

I KNEW it! :D

I'm a good person as long as I stay away from useless men, vodka and those endless bloody property programmes that send me homicidal. :D

JoeEkaitis
01-18-2010, 11:32 PM
At what?

KTC
01-18-2010, 11:35 PM
yes

robeiae
01-18-2010, 11:39 PM
yes:roll:

KTC
01-18-2010, 11:41 PM
:roll:


good people are alway maligned.

robeiae
01-18-2010, 11:50 PM
And bar-be-que-ed.

KTC
01-18-2010, 11:51 PM
And bar-be-que-ed.

mmmmm. i smell chicken.

William Haskins
01-18-2010, 11:54 PM
i am not.

Ms Behaving
01-18-2010, 11:55 PM
I always do what's right
I never do anything wrong
I'm a Romper Room Do Bee...

:tongue I had that song drilled into my head since birth... it was my sister's favorite show. How could I be anything but good!:rolleyes

:D Ms Behaving... not just my screen name but my way of life.

Sophia
01-18-2010, 11:57 PM
A gentle, but firm squeeze on the rounded part should tell you if it's good. The skin should bounce back and there won't be any lingering mark.

bclement412
01-18-2010, 11:59 PM
I like to think I'm good, but I know there's always room for improvement, so I checked the "i can improve" one

Mr Flibble
01-19-2010, 12:05 AM
I KNEW it! :D




You know I've had a few reps saying the same thing.....

Now I've blown my cover though, no new juices for me to suck :(

lucidzfl
01-19-2010, 12:20 AM
I've since decided that the answer is definitely no.

Fran
01-19-2010, 12:32 AM
You know I've had a few reps saying the same thing.....

Now I've blown my cover though, no new juices for me to suck :(

Shame... I was about to send you to befriend my ex. :evil

(Note that I did clearly state useless men cause me to be 'not good', therefore my shining gloss of sweetness remains intact. :tongue)

rhymegirl
01-19-2010, 12:34 AM
Yeah, I am.

And if you say I'm not, I'll kill ya! :D

benbradley
01-19-2010, 12:39 AM
I'm a Good Person. And I vote.

Ol' Fashioned Girl
01-19-2010, 01:14 AM
Only history will reveal the answer - and then, it will depend upon who's writing the history.

bettielee
01-19-2010, 01:47 AM
probably not, but I try, so I put "could improve" - becuz I can!

And it often depends on if my shoes fit...

KTC
01-19-2010, 01:50 AM
Only history will reveal the answer - and then, it will depend upon who's writing the history.

then it won't matter. worm food don't give a crap what is thought of it.

Ms Behaving
01-19-2010, 02:01 AM
A gentle, but firm squeeze on the rounded part should tell you if it's good. The skin should bounce back and there won't be any lingering mark.

:e2cry: Are you saying I'm not good just cuz my skin doesn't bounce back like it use to?

Lauretta
01-19-2010, 02:06 AM
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

Ambrosia
01-19-2010, 02:14 AM
I am so good I am trying to throw some bad in to round my character out.

backslashbaby
01-19-2010, 03:29 AM
Good and bad and room for improvement. I just try to work on getting my bad and good in the right places for now ;)

Death Wizard
01-19-2010, 07:13 AM
I'm great in some ways, terrible in others. I'm just glad that people can't read minds.

brainstorm77
01-21-2010, 12:09 AM
I'm great in some ways, terrible in others. I'm just glad that people can't read minds.:tongue

Lavern08
01-21-2010, 01:22 AM
Just like Campbell's Soup,

I'm Mmmmm, Mmmmm, Good! ;)

Silver King
01-21-2010, 04:32 AM
I'm good to decent people but a prick to most jerks who cross my path. Both types deserve what's coming to them.

rhymegirl
01-21-2010, 04:40 AM
I'm good to decent people but a prick to most jerks who cross my path. Both types deserve what's coming to them.

That sounds like my husband's philosophy. He's very blunt and will tell people exactly what he thinks of them.

semilargeintestine
01-21-2010, 04:56 AM
The best revenge against jerks is to be nice to them.

JoNightshade
01-21-2010, 05:05 AM
Nope. I'm selfish and kind of a jerk and in general I tend to look down on others to feel better about myself. I also like to answer profound questions with annoying biblical quotes.

"Why do you call me good?" Jesus answered. "No one is good—except God alone." Luke 18:19

Silver King
01-21-2010, 05:10 AM
The best revenge against jerks is to be nice to them.
No, that only encourages them further. Giving them a taste of their own medicine, on the other hand, gives them a chance to experience how they make others feel.

Silver King
01-21-2010, 06:29 AM
I've been thinking about this thread, and how when I was about twelve or so, my mom taught me a lesson about what happens to jerks.

I was walking home from school with my sister, who was ten, when I found an old mop in a gutter along the street. It was dirty and wet. I picked it up and swung it around. Then I pointed it at my sister, who shrieked and ran away. I chased her with that filthy mop until she fell and started crying. I tossed the mop and helped her up, laughing all the while at how much I'd scared her.

When we got home, she told my mom what had happened. I was ordered to retrieve the mop.

"But I never touched her with it," I said.

"Go get the mop," my mom repeated.

When I returned, she held the back of my head and took the mop and shoved it in my face. It was slimy and gritty and smelled like a dead skunk. Some of the braids got in my mouth, and I almost puked.

I started crying, and she stopped.

She said, "Now you know how your sister feels."

"But I never touched her with it, I swear."

"It doesn't matter," she said. "Now go clean yourself up and apologize to your sister."

semilargeintestine
01-21-2010, 07:01 AM
No, that only encourages them further. Giving them a taste of their own medicine, on the other hand, gives them a chance to experience how they make others feel.

Not in my experience. Every jerk I've ever dealt with kindly paused for a second, contemplated how much of a douche he was being, and then either acted better or said something mean and left me alone. Either one is fine with me, so long as I don't have to put up with his shit anymore.

Occasionally, they get physical. That's when I stop being nice.

Matera the Mad
01-21-2010, 10:06 AM
You forgot one very important option:
Good for what?

mario_c
01-21-2010, 10:23 AM
No. I'm an asshole. I gauge this by how many people want to hang out with, help or associate with me which is...zero. The world is telling me something.
I'd like to think it's because of the company I keep, but more likely I'm attracted to those who maintain or encourage my level in the human food chain.

Priene
01-21-2010, 10:36 AM
Yes, more or less.

Yeshanu
01-21-2010, 10:47 AM
Yes, I'm a good person. I tried being bad once. Really. A couple of friends and I set fire to a neighbour's lawn using gasoline because we didn't like him.

We were five and six years old at the time. The cop that came around to investigate scared the bad right out of me, and that was that.

So I'm a good person. Nice, however, is another story... :D

Silent Rob
01-21-2010, 02:06 PM
I'm alright. Sometimes I do bad things, but never out of spite.