Re: Heroism

Harry S. Hawk (
Mon, 2 Feb 1998 20:00:10 -0500 (EST)

Your missing a key piece..

It is good for YOU if others desire to be HEROs.. so society rewards
them.. Clearly the risks deserve the rewards...

Therefore society creates and prompts HEROs


> In numerous cultures around the world heroism is a respected personal
> quality. I am curious as to how the act of placing oneself in immediate
> danger to assist someone already in danger came to be recognised as such
> a worthy deed. Surely it is for both the social good and the personal
> good not to do so? How did heroism evolve into such a widely respected
> quality, and should it be held as such?
> Brad.
> Brad Weslake
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