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Since a contract is an exchange of goods, it contrasts with non-contractual duties of commission, which call on the agent to act for the good of others without certainty of recompense, or with privileges (rights, powers) of necessity, which compel another to provide certain goods, but with a positive duty on the beneficiary for later recompense.

What can be done about this situation?

Cruelty towards animals exists in many forms, either intentionally or unintentionally.

Well, the uneducated need to be educated in this matter.

The sacrifice of drug users, who supposedly are unable to judge what is best for them and to regulate their own lives accordingly, on the altar of "society," which presumably means to terrify others from judging what is best for them and regulating their own lives accordingly, is in fact and goes far beyond the point of what Schopenhauer considered "wickedness and cruelty." Indeed, one may be left with the impression that the drug laws are simply the of people drunk with power whose concern is not about justice or righteousness, or the good of the citizens, but who wish to make examples of those who for no better purpose than to display their authority and frighten citizens into obedience.

You must intervene in this matter.

And even if this strikes some people as unjust, that supposedly we ruin the lives of drug users, the explicit response is often that this is done , in which case draconian penalties visited on criminalized victims are simply a kind of .

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Greek and Roman moralists rather admired certain kinds of suicide.

I am not suggesting that we should all become activists in the literal senseof the word, but even without joining an organization, without being "officially" an activist,even if you are not a 100% vegetarian, there are still so manylittle and big things that we all can do to help animals and to support theanimal rights’ cause! Don’t think for a moment that any "little" action that you arecapable and willing to take would not make a difference, because "if itwasn’t for every drop of water, there wouldn’t be an ocean" (quotingBriggite Bardot, on the same issue).

Even excuses the suicide of virtuous pagans, such as .

On the other hand, the two hunters in the Bible, Nimrod and , are both depicted as villains. The tells the story of a great , , who was punished with years of kidney stones and other painful ailments because he was insensitive to the fear of a calf being led to slaughter; he was relieved years later when he showed kindness to animals. (Talmud Baba Metzia 85a)

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You see everything in black and white!

- If you do adopt or buy a cat or a dog, or anotherdomestic animal that can be spayed/neutered, please do so, assoon as they become “of age”. Inthis way you will not become a contributor to the tragic universal problem ofover-population/homeless animals. There are many sources of information onthe Internet for locating affordable spaying and neutering. If you live inthe U.S., "Spay USA" is a fine example of an organization that willhelp you get the information you need: click .

You can collect food and bedding, which would be of use to the organization.

Self-love, therefore, is no part of morality.

Since Schopenhauer does not believe that the renunciation of the world is , then he actually does not believe that punishment can effect the revolution of consciousness that he believes is necessary for truly moral intentions.

Hold meetings or get-togethers to inform and educate people in your neighborhood.

However, preserving one's own life is not a duty.

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