Why do you think there's so much pain in the world?

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    curious myself
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    so many French bakeries

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    inb4 Muslims.
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    (Original post by the bear)
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    I think it was useful for animals to detect extreme changes to their environment that could harm them, and this led to the evolution of nociception. As animals became more complex, conscious experience became more sophisticated and the data from animals' nociceptors became experienced as pain.

    Why there's this magnitude of it in the world (and not more or less) is trickier to answer, but I suppose it's the balance betweeen intentional causes (people harming each other) plus non-intentional causes (environmental factors that cause pain), versus the effectiveness at which people are able to ameliorate it (e.g. through healthcare, charity, technology, systems of government, etc.).
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    Having this many humans on one planet will always cause Havock no matter what the circumstances
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    Because God works in mysterious ways OP.
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    (Original post by miser)
    I think it was useful for animals to detect extreme changes to their environment that could harm them, and this led to the evolution of nociception. As animals became more complex, conscious experience became more sophisticated and the data from animals' nociceptors became experienced as pain.

    Why there's this magnitude of it in the world (and not more or less) is trickier to answer, but I suppose it's the balance betweeen intentional causes (people harming each other) plus non-intentional causes (environmental factors that cause pain), versus the effectiveness at which people are able to ameliorate it (e.g. through healthcare, charity, technology, systems of government, etc.).
    More generally speaking, every computer circuit can be either at 0 or 1 state, NO or YES. Our neural networks are very complicated so our psychical life appears something different at first, but in the end we start learning everything through difference beetween
    1/YES(GOOD) and 0/NO(BAD) states, as it begins with genetically programmed emotional-expression communication.
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    (Original post by Pinkberry_y)
    Having this many humans on one planet will always cause Havock no matter what the circumstances
    I agree too but can't pain be caused by Environmental factors.Like Earthquakes?
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    (Original post by tamil fever)
    I agree too but can't pain be caused by Environmental factors.Like Earthquakes?
    Yeah sure
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    pain is good.
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    For there to be stability. Peace never existed.

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    (Original post by saraxh)
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    Easy. People are selfish. I dare even say it is in our genes to be selfish. Inb4 but civilizations need cooperation to thrive - sometimes its beneficial to you, i.e. selfish, to cooperate.
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    Because of bad and selfish humans.
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    Because we have pain receptors
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    Bodily pain and mental pain? The two are
    all part of a natural process. They are all
    inherent in birth.

    If you didn't come into existence, you would never experience any kind of pain.

    Can you feel some pain of this music? I can.

    http://youtu.be/BwFfRwuaOJY

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    Too many humans.
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    (Original post by skunkboy)
    Bodily pain and mental pain? The two are
    all part of a natural process. They are all
    inherent in birth.

    If you didn't come into existence, you would never experience any kind of pain.

    Can you feel some pain of this music? I can.

    http://youtu.be/BwFfRwuaOJY

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    I thought someone would quote Pain.
 
 
 
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