Good and evil
are simply terms defined by our perception. If a spider eats a butterfly, is it evil? While the butterfly may see this as
true, the spider simply sees it as the only way to survive. It is the same with people, a person that we view as evil will
always justify his action. Either for his belief or as a sort of duty, but in the end it is the majority that says that he
is evil. If everyone in the world were a cannibal, while we view them as evil, if one of us were to say this we would be the
Note that I am
a firm believer in the rule of exception. While something may appear to be true for every instance, there is always an exception.
is the key to control. We as a race are obsessed with control. As I practice of this art I know that people will believe anything
for one of two reasons. People will believe anything if they want it to be true, the more you want to believe it the more
truth you'll find in a lie. Or if you fear that it is so, an example would be the belief in hell, most people believe that
if they are bad they will go to hell, this belief keeps the violent nature of man in check in a most peculiar way.
Faith is a practice
of this belief. Mankind fears the afterlife, the terrifying unknown of death. People believe in heaven simply to hide from
the thought of ceasing to exist. We use hope for the afterlife to satisfy our fear of death.
While I cannot
verify the truth of my reasoning, I have reason to deny the truth of the bible. It is not in my best interest to believe another
man about how I should live my life just because he says it's the word of god. If you believe in such a thing they you should
be content to keep this belief to yourself. You are a person of firm belief and reserve for your religion. It would take an
act of god to change your way of living, so what makes you think that I a person of similar conviction of my beliefs or anyone
else would change just because you think we're the ones who are wrong.
all a matter of perception.