Compassionate

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  1. It is ethical to be compassionate. Flancia (talk)
    1. Our privilege in life is mostly random.
      1. We do not deserve what we have.
        1. This applies to both the have and the have-nots.
      2. We pretend to live in a meritocracy.
        1. We do not actually live in a meritocracy.
      3. This applies to both the have and the have-nots.
    2. Being compassionate is in line with the Categorical Imperative.
  2. It is rational to be compassionate. Flancia (talk)
    1. Helping others allows the average condition of humanity to improve. Flancia (talk)
    2. Studies show that helping others is a better use of one's resources than helping oneself when it comes to predicting happiness.