The psychology of evil is a field of study that examines the underlying factors and processes that contribute to individuals engaging in harmful, malicious, or destructive behaviors. It seeks to understand why some people commit acts that cause harm to others and how various psychological, social, and situational factors may influence these behaviors.
Several key concepts and theories are often explored within the psychology of evil:
The psychology of evil is a multifaceted and challenging field of study; no single factor can fully account for all instances of harmful behavior. The term "evil" is a morally and culturally loaded concept, and the understanding of what constitutes evil may vary across different societies and belief systems. As believers in Christ we are not to be ignorant of "evil schemes" so we can shine light on the causes and prevention of evil to a lost, blind and hurting world. Jesus is the good news and the Savior we all need.
Understanding Humanity & Christianity
There is logic behind all human behavior. Christianity was never intended to be above rational thought; and what is good & evil, right or wrong, is best understood by what we have individually seen, heard and experienced. So how can we discern the difference? What is the logic behind some of the most atrocious acts of violence or crimes against humanity? What logic or "good" could there be to evils like murder and war? How real is spirituality and what role does it play in human behavior? Follow us here as our Visionary attempts to explain and expand awareness to the powerful and painful complex realities of the human experience and biblical controversies.