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Is it Ethical: People do things for pleasure or relieve pain

Anthony Robbins, a motivational speaker, says that people do things to either get pleasure or avoid pain. In the scheme of ethical behavior, do you agree? Give an example.

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Anthony Robbins, a motivational speaker, says that people do things to either get pleasure or avoid pain. In the scheme of ethical behavior, do you agree? Give an example.

"Nothing in life has any meaning except the meaning you give it. If you don't like the way you're feeling, change the meaning." - Anthony Robbins

Anthony Robbins' statement that humans do things for two reasons: to either get the pleasure that lies within or associated with them or to avoid something that is unpleasant. We usually choose which ever is stronger.

There are those that believe that there are 7 human emotions that drive all human behavior. In reality there are only two human emotions that drive us. These two emotions are Pain and Pleasure. Everything we do in our lives we do either out of our ...

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This solutions provides ethical reasoning on the phrase by Anthony Robbins "people do things to either get pleasure or avoid pain".

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