What is bad, and what is evil? Does evil really exist, or is it merely a religious myth? If one makes a bad mistake with disastrous results, is it evil? If one doesn’t know any better, is it evil? If one does a very bad thing, even an evil thing, is one evil? Do love, kindness and forgiveness turn the heart of evil toward good? If we encounter evil, how can we deal with it effectively?
Author’s note: Evil is a difficult and dangerous topic. It is hoped that people will read or view this material just enough to grasp what they might learn from it. Dwelling on these subjects is detrimental to our minds and hearts.
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