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Evil acts not evil people: their characteristics and contexts

Evil acts not evil people: their characteristics and contexts

Journal of Analytical Psychology, 2008, 53, 669–690 Michael Horne, Seattle, US Abstract: The problem of evil has vexed philosophers and theologians for centuries and anthropologists, sociologists, psychoanalysts and analytical psychologists in more recent times. Numerous theories have been proposed but there is still little agreement on such basic questions as the nature of evil, what constitutes and motivates an evil act, and how we resolve conflicts between individuals and groups in which evil acts are … Read entire article »

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