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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-18-07 11:33 AM
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60. everyday when i encounter poverty in such a wealthy country i am reminded that evil exists
when gay marriage didnt pass due to bigotry, that was the face of evil.

when poor people dont have basic needs met, thats evil.

we as a society contribute to evil.
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  -Have you had a personal, specific experience with Evil? leftofthedial  Apr-18-07 02:52 AM   #0 
  - I have experienced true evil with an ex-husband.  hang a left   Apr-18-07 02:55 AM   #1 
  - I think we tend to anthropomorphize many things, but not Evil  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 02:57 AM   #3 
  - I will have to disagree...  hang a left   Apr-18-07 03:04 AM   #4 
  - you're not disagreeing with me. I also believe evil is all too natural.  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 10:06 AM   #25 
  - If you mean a 'supernatural' evil, you should have made that clear in the OP  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-18-07 05:35 AM   #18 
  - I'm not saying "Evil" is demonic.  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 09:58 AM   #23 
  - The definitions of "evil" make no reference to demonic or supernatural elements.  Divernan   Apr-18-07 06:37 AM   #19 
     - I agree that evil is caused by natural circumstances.  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 10:03 AM   #24 
  - Evil? Not mentally ill? You slay me.  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-18-07 04:17 AM   #15 
     - A rose by any other name.  Divernan   Apr-18-07 06:42 AM   #20 
  - I believe in science, not "evil". nt  Bluebear   Apr-18-07 02:57 AM   #2 
  - I don't think the two are mutually exclusive.  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 10:09 AM   #31 
  - I just sent in my income tax forms  Lasher   Apr-18-07 03:12 AM   #5 
  - lol  hang a left   Apr-18-07 03:15 AM   #6 
     - Glad you got a chuckle  Lasher   Apr-18-07 03:33 AM   #7 
  - Hoo Boy! It's people, not some Boogeyman.  DCKit   Apr-18-07 03:34 AM   #8 
  - get it all out brother! nt  hang a left   Apr-18-07 03:41 AM   #10 
  - sounds like an evil week  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 10:10 AM   #32 
  - No, I never met Cheney  krispos42   Apr-18-07 03:38 AM   #9 
  - thanks for the smile.  AuntPatsy   Apr-18-07 10:08 AM   #29 
  - unka dick is undeniably evil  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 10:11 AM   #33 
     - I have to agree  marions ghost   Apr-18-07 11:29 AM   #58 
        - nothing infuriates me more than the insistence of most on the "left"  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 12:25 PM   #68 
           - well y'know  marions ghost   Apr-18-07 12:58 PM   #71 
  - I don't think one can experience evil.  Alexander   Apr-18-07 03:48 AM   #11 
  - When someone attempts to completely destroy you with the things  hang a left   Apr-18-07 04:09 AM   #14 
  - I disagree  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-18-07 04:20 AM   #16 
     - But as for evil actions....evil is an adjective there.  Alexander   Apr-18-07 05:03 AM   #17 
  - Hell yea I have  Evilismdestroyer07   Apr-18-07 03:53 AM   #12 
  - LOL  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 04:03 AM   #13 
  - Yes. A boss, actually.  elehhhhna   Apr-18-07 07:15 AM   #21 
  - Evil stole my vote in 2000 and again in 2004!  Hubert Flottz   Apr-18-07 07:17 AM   #22 
  - THAT  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 10:14 AM   #35 
  - I don't believe in the concept of evil  Marnieworld   Apr-18-07 10:06 AM   #26 
  - broken brains?  jollyreaper2112   Apr-18-07 10:14 AM   #34 
  - is that just semantics?  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 10:17 AM   #39 
     - not necessarily  Marnieworld   Apr-18-07 10:50 AM   #49 
        - I'm not saying evil is inexplicable or has no causes  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 12:37 PM   #70 
  - Come on - I post here nearly everyday.  bryant69   Apr-18-07 10:07 AM   #27 
  - Whose definition of evil are we supposed to use for this? - n/t  porphyrian   Apr-18-07 10:08 AM   #28 
  - your own  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 10:14 AM   #37 
     - That's the problem - I don't generally think in those terms.  porphyrian   Apr-18-07 10:22 AM   #42 
        - I think evil and negligent individuals in our country  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 10:34 AM   #48 
           - I think we pretty much agree on that.  porphyrian   Apr-18-07 10:51 AM   #50 
  - Yes  treestar   Apr-18-07 10:08 AM   #30 
  - Yes. I was in the Marine Crotch for 4 years.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Apr-18-07 10:14 AM   #36 
  - that is a pervasively evil artifact of humankind  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 10:18 AM   #40 
  - Yes, in the form of a very disturbed, very sick woman  slackmaster   Apr-18-07 10:15 AM   #38 
  - yes, when I was first paralyzed.  Rosemary2205   Apr-18-07 10:21 AM   #41 
  - I've had evil employers too  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 10:24 AM   #44 
  - I worked for a time for the most evil company on the planet  NightWatcher   Apr-18-07 10:23 AM   #43 
  - When I was in high school  GTRMAN   Apr-18-07 10:25 AM   #45 
  - I have a friend who has an evil husband  Horse with no Name   Apr-18-07 10:28 AM   #46 
  - yeesh  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 12:13 PM   #66 
  - I have been sexually abused  sleebarker   Apr-18-07 10:29 AM   #47 
  - Yes - child molester  wicket   Apr-18-07 10:52 AM   #51 
  - evil is an adjective, not a noun.  QuestionAll   Apr-18-07 11:01 AM   #52 
  - I don't like the word "evil" in and of itself...  InvisibleTouch   Apr-18-07 11:05 AM   #53 
  - I meant to post this here. I've been shot at and had to shoot back.  King Coal   Apr-18-07 11:09 AM   #54 
  - Richard Perle.  The Stranger   Apr-18-07 11:15 AM   #55 
  - 10/1979. I shook hands with George H W Bu$h. In Salem NH.  maveric   Apr-18-07 11:17 AM   #56 
  - I have experienced people like this. I consider it to be the results of mental illness.  meldroc   Apr-18-07 11:26 AM   #57 
  - George Bush drove past me once.  WinkyDink   Apr-18-07 11:31 AM   #59 
  - everyday when i encounter poverty in such a wealthy country i am reminded that evil exists  lionesspriyanka   Apr-18-07 11:33 AM   #60 
  - I work in Children's Services, so, yes  noonwitch   Apr-18-07 11:34 AM   #61 
  - Not personally  Annces   Apr-18-07 11:35 AM   #62 
  - Evil is a useless word. It's what we call things we give up on trying to understand.  mondo joe   Apr-18-07 11:37 AM   #63 
  - but have you ever encountered whatever it is you can't quantify  leftofthedial   Apr-18-07 12:14 PM   #67 
     - No. I guess because I don't believe in it, or find it useful.  mondo joe   Apr-18-07 12:26 PM   #69 
  - I don't believe in 'evil' in a supernatural sense...  LeftishBrit   Apr-18-07 11:43 AM   #64 
  - A former boss. Sociopath.  kwassa   Apr-18-07 11:55 AM   #65 
  - I met George W Bush  Lone_Star_Dem   Apr-18-07 01:00 PM   #72 
 

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