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    What is your definition of evil? Do you think there is an objective meaning to it, in a real world sense?
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    No.
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    people who take my food without asking
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    someone who doesnt consider someone elses feelings when saying something or doing an action, or someone who likes seeing people suffer or be upset or is willing to make someone suffer for their own gain
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    All your modules being assignment free until the final 2 months, when every lecturer decides to set assignments with the same deadline.
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    evil
    /ˈiːv(ə)l,ˈiːvɪl/

    noun
    1. a very arrogant liberal
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    I would define evil, in general, as the deliberate (so not merely a product of mental illness or an accident) disregard for morality and mortality surpassing a certain threshold of emotional, mental and physical pain. For example, I would definitely classify rape as evil, because it causes all three.
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    Deliberately making life 'hell', disregarding feeling for other mortals; humans and animals, deriving pleasure from their pains.
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    Evil would be the deliberate and continued repetition of acts that are considered morally reprehensible.
    Cruelty of any kind, abuse, rape, murder etc
    However, each person has their own perception of what is moral so there isn’t a set standard
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    True evil can only exist in a world of objective morality, which we do not have because we are subjective beings. However, the greatest bad is the unnecessary infliction of pain. An ideology that calls for the infliction of eternal suffering on subjective beings would thus be the embodiment of pure evil.
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    Evil is subjective, what is evil is whatever one decides it should be, it differs. Although a lot of what we think is evil is what prevents us from surviving and passing on our alleles, that's the reason we're not all homicidal maniacs. Me personally, I don't think anything is inherently/objectively evil or good. I only know what is good for me (my survival).
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    (Original post by Mi Culo)
    Evil is subjective, what is evil is whatever one decides it should be, it differs. Although a lot of what we think is evil is what prevents us from surviving and passing on our alleles, that's the reason we're not all homicidal maniacs. Me personally, I don't think anything is inherently/objectively evil or good. I only know what is good for me (my survival).
    So you don't think that murdering a random passerby is inherently/objectively evil or good.

    You know what is good for you, which is that you presumably don't
    want to be murdered yourself.

    If you were to murder, you presumably also don't want to be
    caught , because that wouldn't ensure your survival.

    You might also want to be conscienceless, because a conscience might not ensure your survival as you might kill yourself.

    Or, slightly on the bright side for most of society, you might want to
    have no murderous thoughts because there'd be a risk to you of not surviving, either by being killed or being imprisoned.

    You rightly say we're not all homicidal maniacs.

    But you haven't ruled out yourself as being one.

    Merry Christmas everyone.
 
 
 
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