interesting topic, and one that is rooted in the cultural distrust of nature in Europe and some other places, and also in our evolution. It's a sobering reason to check ourselves when we succumb to the smaller vices, lest they rule. Stories that tell us it is simple do us a disservice). What he does not expect is that he will meet nearly every person that he believed to be upstanding Puritan citizens of the town. . One can refuse to believe in an essence to evil while still recognizing the practice and experience of evil. We can say that nature is brutal (although that is also an interpretation but evil is a moral judgment and nature is a-moral. Evil stories set up an easy way to make the other side into faceless evils that we can kill with impunity. And it all comes from taking stories as true. Another step, and I make nature wrong for triggering that fear.
The Nature of Evil in Stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne
Comparing Two Short Stories
Comparitive Essay of Stories
Themes of short stories
Lord of the Rings, though also a lot of racism, but what is interesting about it to me is not the battle against Sauron, but how different flawed characters approach that battle. The spiritual discipline of presence teaches us that our souls are not built upon the acquisition of stuff or on dehumanizing others. Stories about what nature is (nature is good, nature is bad). And part of that play is temporarily taking it all as real and substantial through taking our own imagined overlay as true. Jude Geiger on Twitter. Is it someone who has never done a bad thing in their life? Its opposite leads us to a road of pain and misery, a road that often drags others along the way. But "evil" does not describe everything bad that. Death of individuals and species is the mechanism that allows for the survival of other individuals and species, and what allows for evolution as a whole. This fear itself is innocent, but if we see it as wrong and something that shouldnt be there, we can go further and imagine that nature is wrong as well and even evil.
Sometimes we forget to recycle the can of soup. Sam is the best.). Its worth remembering that we come back to folk and fairy tales not because good is rewarded and evil is punished, though sometimes it can look that way, but because they tell us a story that uses symbols that resonate with psychological truths. They're a perversion of life. Stories about ourselves (I am this, not that).
The Nature of Scientific Progr, Can the Problem of Evil Be Solved ?,