"To do evil a human being must first of all believe that what he's doing is good."
by:
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
(1918-2008) Russian novelist, Soviet dissident, imprisoned for 8 years for critizing Stalin in a personal letter, Nobel Prize for Literature, 1970
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The concept is sufficiently correct to get 5 stars from my perspective BUT (and that is a big but), much evil is simply done for the pleasure of it (a sick enjoyment of inflicting pain for example) and a multitude of reasons other than the pursuit of good. To support the quote for example, such things as are reported concerning the chief executive are;
http://www.eutimes.net/2013/01/obama-death-squads-kill-top-gun-activists-as-new-massacre-fears-rise/
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    That's why the "true believers" are the most dangereous.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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     -- Martin Foster, Pretoria      
    Fanatics of all stripes have committed the worst atrocities with a clean conscience.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Amazing quote. I'll try to use it in my writings from now on. I'm really eager for reading Solzhenitsyn's work.

     -- Felipe, São Paulo     
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