Defining “Evil”Posted: October 9, 2013
“Evil is the process by which one’s self-interest blinds one’s reason.
This is why it is important for Satanic scholars to acknowledge that an ethical code based on self-interest is only valid when it places equal emphasis on personal accountability and the use of one’s reason.”
Another excellent post by Alison
One of my favorite shows is Deadly Women. It’s a series hosted on the I.D. Network recounting the lives and sordid affairs of female murderers throughout history. It couples them with hilarious acting, making it, as one Netflix member described it in her review, “the cheesy poofs of crime shows.” It also includes interviews from former FBI profiler Candace DeLong, forensic pathologist Janis Amatuzio, and witnesses/family members of victims/former friends, family and coworkers of the criminals profiled.
Not all of the women are remorseless killing machines, though many are. Myra Hindley, working with boyfriend and partner-in-crime Ian Bradey, tortured and murdered five children, then buried them in the English Moors to act out Bradey’s criminal fantasies. Nurse Jane Toppan confessed to 31 murders in 1901, having poisoned dozens of her patients under the guise of healing them for her own sexual gratification. Rebecca Salcedo married a socially awkward millionare with…
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