New word: Posligence

The opposite of negligence. With negligence, someone acts in a way inconsistent with his duty and that results in a harm to another person that the actor did not intend. With posligence, someone acts in a way, consistent or inconsistent with his duty, that nevertheless results in a good to another person that the actor did not intend. An example: ┬áJones, while driving recklessly, crashed on the property of Smith. The crash causes Smith to attend to the accident, whereupon he finds a buried … [Read more...]


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