The Hidden Evils Essay

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Some of the most fathomless evils in the world go unknown to people.These evils present themselves disguised as good, and may do much good, butsimultaneously do evil. Ideas, things, and people may all advance evil, even ifthis is not what they intended. How people see the aforementioned, and the waysaid people's minds work, combine together to work much harm. It is assuredlynot their fault, and they may not even be aware of it. For instance MotherTheresa's intentions are completely honorable and she does much good, butshe also cause evil. Mother Theresa is, for all practical purposes, guaranteed sainthood.Much of what she does, and who she is, may indirectly cause things she doesnot intend. Some of this is the people she helps. Mother Theresa gives foodneeded to survive to her beneficiaries. This is unquestionably a good thing, yetit also harms the people. While their lives shall continue, they no longer knowhow to live. Those rescued shall become dependent on the food given them,and soon will not know how to take care of themselves. It would be far morepractical to also teach them how they may help themselves, but one personcannot do all. One overwhelming influence on those that wish to help is MotherTheresa. These individuals doubtless wish to help, but for various reasons donot. When questioned, there is one response that is entirely too common, whichis 'I can't make a difference.' Mother Theresa is a contributing factor to thisresponse. Everyone sees this woman doing so much, they then believe theycan never do the same...

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