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    Almost all humans have a self awareness about themselves. Few dont.

    But are we built to think that we are somehow more special than others?

    Therefore do you think of your life and death as something more important than other human beings?
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    what a selfish thing to think.
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    (Original post by warfarin)
    what a selfish thing to think.
    so where do you stand or are you exempt from natural laws?
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    (Original post by hedgemonkey)
    so where do you stand or are you exempt from natural laws?
    what exactly do you mean? altruism (even the extreme case of giving your life for the benefit of others) can be quite advantageous from an evolutionary point of view, especially if you are a social species.
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    I feel that I'm so special like other people who are special as well, so we all feel equally special.
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    Everyone thinks that they are special and that their life is worth more than anyone else's (except sometimes family/ friends).
    If they didn't, they would get a donor card and kill themselves, potentially saving roughly 7 lives.
    However, no one does, as biologically we are programmed to look after our own genes, and pass them on to ensure their survival.

    Although this may sound selfish, without this, mankind could not function
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    Ego neutralises death
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    No. I dont feel special which kind of drives me to change the world. We cant all be walking around with a fake sense of superiority it kind of leads to laziness look at the kardashians haha.
 
 
 
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