“All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for enough good men to do nothing.”…..

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I believe that some people either may be purely evil or are influenced by evil to the point of control. I don’t believe that tragedies of this type are caused by misunderstood people who had a tough childhood. There’s more to it than that.

Philosophically, evil may be a force of its own, or may merely be a void where goodness has been denied a place.

When we see people doing “good” we see them helping others. We see that they don’t place their own wants, fears, needs and beliefs ahead of everyone else. They place others at least on par with, if not above themselves.

The ultimate example, of course, was Jesus.

There is a quote, often attributed to Edmund Burke, which says, “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for enough good men to do nothing.”

After each senseless tragedy we take measures to…

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  1. You’ve got a good thing going on here! I especially liked reading about Life is a Koan!!! Here’s something to think of for critical thinkers –

    If you were in a car accident and trapped in your seat, paralyzed, bleeding to death – is there not anyone you wouldn’t accept help from – even your worst enemy, if they offered to save your life for nothing in return?

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