Do you believe in Pure Evil, such as people, places, spirits or animals and why or why not?
No, there is no such thing.
First, define evil. Those things we ordinarily call evil, such as disease, corruption, and even hostility, have natural and human causes. I think the worst sin is cruelty, but we don't need to postulate devils or demons to explain it. No animal is evil.
Aggression causes violence and wars, but without it, we wouldn't be able to defend ourselves or hunt or compete for mates. Everything human is mixed.
"Evil" places such as haunted houses are strange places, and I've seen ghosts myself, but I don't believe in evil ghosts, just hostile ones. I deny the existence of pure evil.
As for Satan, it's plain that Satan was invented by people. He entered into world mythology through the dualistic monotheism of Zoroaster, who taught that the good god Ahura Mazda created the world and everything good, but that the had an evil twin named Angra Mainyu who was responsible for all the evil. All of creation was a cosmic battle between these two. In Judaism, the word Shaitan meant the Adversary, and far from being pure evil, he gambled with God in Heaven to tempt Job, because it was his role to tempt people. It was Christians who became hysterical about him. They couldn't accept the idea that an all good monotheistic god could bring evil into the world. Isaiah, 45: 7 says, "I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things." (King James Version) Christians had to invent the mythology of the war in heaven to explain evil, and invented all the tortures of hell to scare people into accepting Jesus as their savior. This is all mythology, not Truth as we know it.
I absolutely believe in Pure Evil. Both, as a condition in which some people choose to live, and as a walking, talking, spiritual Presence that influences and manipulates mankind.
First, let's discuss the spiritual Presence of Pure Evil.
Very simply, Satan is this Pure Evil who, along with his leutenants, roams the Creation and corrupts the hearts of the lost to further his own agenda of hatred, dewth, and destruction of as many innocent and righteous lives as he can. Have you ever done something good for someone and out of the blue, the most horrible and evil thought pops into your head? Have you ever been sitting around with family and friends and just suddenly become angry for absolutely no reason? Ever been praying and had intrusive thoughts pop into your head that distract you and encourage you to do bad things?
This is Satan trying to manipulate you. Pure evil.
Now, the Pure Evil condition in which some people live.
Anyone who kills children for getting in the way of the tv during a game is pure evil. They have chosen the evil of selfishness and greed over the good of turning off the tv and spending time with their kid.
The guy that kills women, skins them, and wears their skins as a mask is pure evil.
The woman who cheats on her husband, ends up with AIDS, knows about it, and takes it home to her husband is pure evil.
The guys that peddle drugs to school kids are pure evil.
Yes, there may be some people with genuine mental defects but, anyone who causes intentional harm for personal pleasure or gain is Pure Evil.
Christ is Lord.
Yes I do, especially people,And spirits.
People have both nature's. It's the one they choose to act on. Serial killers for example. They are pure evil. There is not any research that exsists, to explain otherwise. There can be no other reason for the things they do. It's not environment, they are born that way. That's been proven.
Pedophiles, are pure evil what other influence could it be? They like serial killers love what they do. They have no consideration for the pain they are inflicting on children, they thrive on the terror it brings. If they allow the children to live, the children never really get over it. So the pedophile has control over them, usually for the rest of their lives.
Malevolent spirits, do exsist. I know people in general have a real hard time believing that. If you have never experienced it. Which thank God I haven't. Or seen someone who has, then you believe in it. Then there's demonic possession of course. You have to witness it, to believe it.
Place's and objects can be evil. This I have experienced first hand.
Pennhurst institution in Spring city Pennsylvania is a classic example. Thank God the owner is finally tearing it down. When you walk into those buildings, all you want to do is run out.
The evil that resides there is overwhelming. If you look back into its history, you'll understand why. Nazi experimentation was created there, so was the concept of the Nazi's final solution. And it is truly haunted. I can stand outside and feel what is in those buildings ,and on the grounds themselves.
They don't just need to be torn down, they need to be obliterated, and the earth needs to be salted. The underground tunnels need to be dug up. And the same done with them. It is the most unholy place, I have been in my life.
Evil permeates from those places. You ever had the feeling a building is looking at you? That's what it feels like standing outside, looking at them. Like they know, and they're looking back at you.
Cursed objects really exsist. I am in possession of one. A native American Lakota Souix medicine stick. You can't touch it with your bare hands. If you do, something will happen to you. You will get sick, or feel general uneasiness. Start having accidents, like falling down. Breaking bones. My Indian friends back away from it, when they see it. The shaman or medicine man it belonged to put spells on it. It is from the 1870s whoever he was, he was very powerful, you can tell by the markings on it.
I have taken it to a natural history museum in Alabama, the curator was warned by me not to touch it bare handed. He didn't listen. He called elders from the Souix, asked them to come take a look at it. It may have belonged to sitting Bull. Before they could come, he lost his job. From cutbacks. I told him not to touch it. I took it to Lehman Brothers auction. The elder brother came down to see it for himself. He listened when I told him not to touch it bare handed. His lowest price for it was$ 20,000 dollars. If it went to auction. He gave me a receipt for it. And said it would be awhile before he could authenticate it. He locked it in his safe.
After he had it for a couple months. I went and got it. I was afraid someone would accidentally touch it.
Animal's aren't evil by nature. God designed them that way. They can be trained to become evil.
Then there's the father of evil Lucifer or Satan or any of the other names he goes by. He is the purest form of evil. He invented it. He has demons ,fallen angels ,witches covens, his own church and followers.
That's what I believe in, as evil.
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Of course pure evil exist., Satan(lucifer) is clear proof of this. Ask yourself why are there are so many ruthless tyrants in 3rd worlds subjugating their own people. Why is it that so many people in positions of power do nothing but cause misery? Sin nature is the root cause, sin is evil. Many people choose to be evil because it feels good, Gid fearing people hold themselves back from giving in to their base evil desires, Jesus warned of this.
Proverbs 8:13 The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.
The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the Lord was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart. So the Lord said, "I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens, for I am sorry that I have made them.
No, of course not. Evil is NOT a "pure" thing. On the other hand, evil is not a thing at all, but an absence, a perversion, a bending of something - certainly not a thing, much less a pure thing.
Think of it as a shadow. A shadow is nothing - literally, it is the absence of light. In the same way, evil is an absence of the goodness which is supposed to be there.
Anything, to the extent it exists and is real is GOOD. Thus God looked on His Creation and said, "It is good." Angels are good, men are good, etc. But when they turn away from God and look at themselves or things, they create a shadow, an absence of God.
And that all men call evil. Thus it is not a pure thing, nor are people, places, spirits, or animals Evil. They may have evils, absences or malformations in themselves that make them twisted, evil, etc. But they themselves are creatures of God, and not, in themselves, evil.
Thus even Satan is good in that he was created by God, and gives glory to God, against his will. He is also evil as he has turned away from God, but he is NOT "pure evil" as he exists, and God still holds him in existence.
demons became evil by their own doing
The devil "has sinned from the beginning"; he is "a liar and the father of lies".
It is the irrevocable character of their choice, and not a defect in the infinite divine mercy, that makes the angels' sin unforgivable. "There is no repentance for the angels after their fall, just as there is no repentance for men after death."
Scripture witnesses to the disastrous influence of the one Jesus calls "a murderer from the beginning", who would even try to divert Jesus from the mission received from his Father.
"The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil."
Evil is too real in the world to mock the gospels and say their is no Satan.
Hell is a place of pure evil.
Satan and the demons are pure evil.
And men can sin against the holy spirit and like judas whom Jesus said it would be better if you were not born. Wow.
Animals cannot sin.
Abortion clinics are cursed and need exorcism by a priest to get the curse and evil out from what happened there.
A person can probably come close and be evil but probably not pure this side of the grave.
Some of His works can be pure evil.
The antichrist probably will be pure evil after being possessed by the devil.
The concept of good and bad, the angelic and evil is a misunderstanding of how karma is actually working. Karma, the energetic information present within energetic fields of humans, animals, flowers, spirits, and even nonliving entities as stones, earth, celestial objects, and the Universe has a great impact on us.
We can turn out sight to zero-point energy used in physics, which is referred to as Emptiness, Void, Brahman, Nothingness, Wuji and by many other names in spirituality. It is the same thing just having different labels.
Information stored withing distorts the way we observe the Universe. Our interpretation of the world is misled by it. It is like to wear fancy glasses that distort shapes, colors, up and down, etc. This inevitably leads to a misunderstanding of the true nature of all what was created.
When we look forward, a lot of so-called evil was caused by such distorted understanding of the world. Think about many wars that were based on the concept of the right to act in certain ways what inevitably leads to the opposition of the receiving side.
What I really believe that circumstances, the karma of nations and large groups of people create really bad things. Second World War was the result of the negative karma of the whole nations. The negative energy accumulated, led to negative nation's karma, what finally caused the war.
We would be surprised how much of so 'Pure Evil' is caused by good intentions resulting from a certain type of the stored energy. It is possible to observe it even at the level of people. So-called bosses are often having sociopathic or psychopathic traits, which results from a distorted understanding of the world around them.
For sure such people are thinking that they are doing the right thing. That is exactly why they go so strongly after their goal without understanding that they are hurting others. It is the moment when the receiving side start to speak about a pure evil.
The said does not mean that we have to become patiently living under such rule. No, the opposite is true. Whenever we meet such people, places, nations ... it is necessary to speak openly about them. This can help to decrease or eliminate the damage caused by them to the society.
Those who are silent and patiently sustain such situations are creating even worse situations for themselves and others in the future. It is not a way of a vise person. This attitude inevitably bring sacrifices at the personal level but it is worth of it.
We have enough examples from the history where a blind following of crowds without expression of own understanding leads.
Not in the slightest, particularly not when it's capitalized like that. Evil is a concept which exists entirely in the minds of people who don't really think that much. As a descriptor, it is entirely void of substance. Can people, things and events be unnecessarily cruel? You bet. But at the same time that those people, things and events are unnecessarily cruel, they can also treat other things without cruelty. I'm not the most compassionate person myself (perhaps that's partially why I lack a belief in it so strongly) but I'm not intentionally cruel to everything in the same manner. My perspective is firmly planted in the here and now, and I've never seen or heard of anything that could be called, upon rigorous analysis, "Pure Evil".