Originally posted by lolof
If I may come back to this question and answer it honestly, I would say:
I think we have a right to be evil when we meet evil.
Your question deserves an honest response.
"Definition of evil in English: evil. Syllabification: (e-vil)
adjective: profoundly immoral and malevolent: his evil deeds; no man is so evil as to be beyond redemption.
(of a force or spirit) embodying or associated with the forces of the devil:we have been driven out of the house by this evil spirit; harmful or tending to harm: the evil effects of high taxes
(of something seen or smelled) extremely unpleasant: a bathroom with an evil smell
noun: profound immorality, wickedness, and depravity, especially when regarded as a supernatural force:the world is stalked by relentless evilgood and evil in eternal opposition
a manifestation of this, especially in people’s actions:the evil that took place last Thursday; something that is harmful or undesirable: sexism, racism, and all other unpleasant social evils
Phrases: the evil eye; a gaze or stare superstitiously believed to cause material harm:he gave me the evil eye as I walked down the corridor." (oxford dictionaries)
lolof, maybe this series of definitions will us sort out the meaning of Andy's question and its answer.
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