Cardisa profile image 91

What does being "evil" really mean? Can someone be vicious or cruel without being evil?


It's been weighing on my mind. I often try to rationalize the actions of others which is one of my weaknesses. My fiance often tells me that's the reason people hurt me. I am not talking about being cruel once or someone who does something vicious unknowingly. If someone is constantly being cruel to his sibling, is that being evil? Does the level of cruelty define how evil he is? What makes someone evil?

 

sort by best latest

Tusitala Tom profile image91

Tom Ware (Tusitala Tom) says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

3 years ago
 |  Comment
  • savvydating profile image

    Yves (savvydating) 3 years ago

    OK... it is not my intent to comment on every single answer., but I had to comment on this one. Really interesting story, Tom, and I believe you!

Dan Barfield profile image86

Dan Barfield says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

3 years ago
 |  Comment
lone77star profile image91

Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

3 years ago
 |  Comment
savvydating profile image81

Yves (savvydating) says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

3 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Cardisa profile image

    Carolee Samuda (Cardisa) 3 years ago

    Wow, fascinating. I feel repulsed reading about those parents. Me? I would have thrown the gun away if my child or anyone close to me used it to commit suicide. Thanks for your answer.

teaches12345 profile image93

Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

3 years ago
 |  Comment
JohnGreasyGamer profile image88

John Roberts (JohnGreasyGamer) says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

3 years ago
 |  Comment
tsmog profile image85

Tim Mitchell (tsmog) says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

3 years ago
 |  Comment
profile image61

tbHistorian says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

3 years ago
 |  Comment
  • lone77star profile image

    Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) 3 years ago

    Love your list of 20. Sounds just like ego.

profile image61

angeluchiha says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

3 years ago
 |  Comment
Evil  EXISTS,Believe IT or NOT82

Evil EXISTS,Believe IT or NOT

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

3 years ago
 |  Comment
  • gmwilliams profile image

    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 3 years ago

    This hub is in response to this question. Please CHECK out this hub, read, and leave comments, thank you ever so kindly.


  • See all 5 comments
gmwilliams profile image82

Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) says

You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.

3 years ago
 |  Comment