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Kinds and Origins of Evil

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[New Entry by Andrew Chignell on December 10, 2021.] Unde malum? What is evil - if it is anything at all - and whence does it arise? Is evil just badness by another name? Is it the inevitable "shadow side" of the good? Or is it more substantial: an active, striving force that is opposed to the good in a Star Wars, Manichean kind of way? Does evil always originate in the causal powers of nature? Is it...

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