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I don't think good and evil are polarized.
There is no one who is completely evil as to lack some goodness in him.
You and a select few of your ancestors, including your mother, are special protectors of your realm, here on earth. You are here to keep balance between what is right and wrong, good and evil. You and you alone are the Keeper of a deadly sword, known as the Ferryman. You must learn to wield the Ferryman and protect your world from destruction.
To live unhappily, is failing life.
The god of fools is a fool just like them.
Any fool can start a religion. And many do.
If anybody tells says you have to follow his or her #religion or you're going to hell, tell that silly ass to go to hell. Be well.
Others are not born bad or good... and neither are people, by the way.
Evil would never bring Good, however much they wanted to believe that it would. By the time they discovered the truth, it would be too late.
Truth respects no ism.
I wondered if we were put on this earth only to destroy every beautiful thing, to make chaos. Or were we meant to overcome this? Did bad things happen so that goodness could show through in people?
Lailah Gifty Akita
A joyful soul, a grateful spirit full of love and light!
Cleanliness is not next to godliness, it is godliness.
Good or evil is not who we are, it’s who we choose to be.
What is done out of love always occurs beyond good and evil.
Sometimes evil didn't need an excuse. Sometimes evil just was.
Progress begins when you liberate your mind from the shackles of your ingrained tendencies of authoritarianism – the tendencies of greed – the tendencies of hatred, rage and lust.
The most formidable adversary of evil is a persistent man with a loud conscience.
Having 'holy' thoughts, and doing bad deeds, such a lot are assholes indeed.
If your god is more screwed up than you, then, by Jove, how cuckoo must be you!
Only idiots worship gods sillier than their own stupid selves.
So a good man can be a bad Christian?" "I suppose so." "Then a bad man," I said, "can be a good Christian?
It may not be nice to be good, 6655321. It may be horrible to be good. And when I say that to you I realize how self-contradictory that sounds. I know I shall have many sleepless nights about this. What does God want? Does God want goodness or the choice of goodness? Is a man who chooses the bad perhaps in some way better than a man who has the good imposed upon him?
Really, you're not to blame. It is such a shame that your imaginary pal, your god is but a hateful, intolerant, misogynistic sod, akin the vilest of humans. So, per se it is not your fault. You're just a simple fellow following a distasteful simpleton. You're just being Him.
Ursula K. Le Guin
So maybe the difference isn't language. Maybe it's this: animals do neither good nor evil. They do as they must do. We may call what they do harmful or useful, but good and evil belong to us, who chose to choose what we do. The dragons are dangerous, yes. They can do harm, yes. But they're not evil. They're beneath our morality, if you will, like any animal. Or beyond it. They have nothing to do with it. We must choose and choose again. The animals need only be and do. We're yoked, and they're free. So to be with an animal is to know a little freedom...
Help anyone who comes to you, as much as lies in your power, not because you are good person, nor because you want to be adored, but because you are a real human – a real human of the civilized society.
The indifference, callousness, and contempt that so many people exhibit toward animals is evil first because it results in great suffering towards animals, and second because it results in an incalculably great impoverishment of human spirit.
Don't, but if at all, then, lie to the whole damn world - never to your own damn, silly stupid self.
My pal up there, Mr. NOT, has anointed me as the latest messiah. Yeah, just like that! So, don't you dare utter a word against your newest boss, or I'm gonna whup your fat ass.
Every morning most of the people wake up alive than dead, so I do have a faith there is still some goodness left in the man.
Henry David Thoreau
The tree of Knowledge is a Tree of Knowledge of good and evil.
I love both The Dark and The Light, Evil and Angel, Good as well as Bad, because they all are incomplete without each other!
I have been asked many times, "How do you stop thinking?" And I have found one way. The minute I can look at any person or condition and know that it is neither good nor evil, my thought stops, and my mind becomes quiet. That is the end of it because then there are no thoughts left for me to think about it: I do not think good of it and I do not think evil of it. All I know is that it is, and then I am back at the center of my being where all power is. Our mind is restless only when we are thinking about things or persons, either in terms of good or evil, but the mind is at rest when we surrender all such concepts.
Over the years, our society has become fascinated with characters who are not fully evil or fully good, but instead lie somewhere in the middle. Our obsession with antiheroes and antivillains is a result of social ideals being rewritten. We are unmaking the concept of wickedness. As the popularity of the 'heroes' in Batman, The Punisher, and Suicide Squad shows, the lines between heroes and villains have become blurred.
You've sinned, I suppose, but your punishment has been out of all proportion. They have turned you into something other than a human being. You have no power of choice any longer. You are committed to socially acceptable acts, a little machine capable only of good.
After you die, a rare friend or family member may carry your memory throughout life. Most will forget you. As if you were never here.
Before You Begin Writing Your Book, Ask Yourself A Very Important Question: What Kind of Results Do I Plan To Receive From Writing This Book? If You Say Money, Then Don't Bother Even Writing The Book.
Some people are good only because they are afraid of punishment. These justify why we need government
If you can cull an animal, or kill a human , and sleep well, does not mean you are any more well than a sick animal.
Good and evil - I don't believe that there is hanging out there, anywhere, something called good and something called evil.
There is an old illusion. It is called good and evil.
Don't make another's pain the source of your own happiness.
Truth will screw with you every which way, before it lets you to be anywhere near itself.
The Tao of 'good' and 'evil'... The eternal Tao resides prior to and beyond all duality. All apparent opposites resolve at a higher level of awakened consciousness or living in harmony with the Way. The eternal Tao is at the center expanding infinitely. Yet within each universal moment of existence there exists a balance of attraction and action. In the realm of the material and the sentient there exists a free will choice of movement toward or away from the infinite center which is life, which is love, which is the One, so at the level of sentient planetary existence it is not a choice so much of good or evil but instead a choice of movement toward life or death...
This isn't the work of our people, Delilah. It's a corruption of power. The gods are neutral, good and evil manifests in the deeds of mortals.' 'Or, just maybe-- The power is our own and the credit horribly misplaced.
Wenn man einmal das Böse bei sich aufgenommen hat, verlangt es nicht mehr, daß man ihm glaube.
The notion of a natural propensity for vice is essential to Sadeian psychology; vice is innate, as is virtue, if social conditions are unalterable. This straitjacket psychology relates his fiction directly back to the black and white ethical world of fairy tale and fable; it is in conflict with his frequently expounded general theory of moral relativity, that good and evil are not the same thing at all times and in all places.
Your true love for God is demonstrated through your ability to hold onto your faithfulness in the midst of Prosperity and Poverty, Happiness and Hardships, Sickness and Success; in whatever is Appealing or Appalling!
So, as per your ism people like I are going to hell? My friend up there nowhere, Mr. NOT, says its is all your imaginary pal's crap! And that up there in the head, you're not all that well. Now, what do you day to that? Anyway, be well.
Like your fancied god up there, my pal up nowhere, Mr. NOT, says if you do not prostrate and accept me as your latest and newest messiah, he will so kick your butt that you will neither be in hell nor in heaven but nowhere, like your fancied pal up there.