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Why makes someone evil? Do they have to kill a set sum of people to become evil? Who gets to define what that sum is? Do they have to torture these people to become evil? Do they have to torture and kill a set sum of people? Does that make the American government more evil than Hitler, or are they about on par?
And finally — is evil inside all of us, is it external, or is it only present in some people? Can we balance it out with good deeds?
I’m reminded of a scene in The Handmaid’s Tale where a group of women get swept up to kill a man by kicking him. Is that evil?