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Synonyms for evil

Synonyms for evil

bringing, predicting, or characterized by misfortune

that which is morally bad or objectionable

whatever is destructive or harmful

a cause of suffering or harm

Synonyms for evil

that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune

morally bad or wrong

having the nature of vice

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having or exerting a malignant influence

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The inclusion of the concept of evil incorporates religion, underpinning the notion that this is a clash of cultures and that ultimately this is a war between civilizations--Judeo-Christian vs.
Carly Heath, on the other hand, maintains that no humanist concept of evil is truly possible, given its ultimate religious nature.
As a normative category, the concept of evil is strongly rooted in theological understandings of the supernatural and moral order of the world.
An Investigation Related to the Process of Christianization and the Concept of Evil, Instrumenta Patristica 29 (Turnhout: Brepols, 1996).
Here, the concept of evil, of pain and suffering and those things that appear to contradict that which affirms goodness and life, is not an alien thought, nor is it something that overwhelms the funeralgoers and forces them into a state of nihilistic apathy.
Not because I believe we should return to the old, superstitious, black-and-white ways of conceiving of the devil -- I believe one's concept of evil is integral to one's concept of good; one's understanding of the dark is essential to understanding the light.
So her claim is not only that the concept of evil is definable but that it fits well with liberal and emancipatory approaches to politics.
Cole claims that the concept of evil forms part of a dualistic worldview that divides normal people from inhuman, demonic, and monstrous wrongdoers.
The past chairs, scholars in the fields of philosophy, religious studies, business and management, law, and learning, discuss teaching ethics, corporate social responsibility, impartiality, contracts, the concept of evil in the workplace, privacy, ethics in women's everyday lives, lying and the law, spirituality, corporate leadership, liberalism, and biotechnology.
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