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Domain Query: The Evil That Men Do

by | Jul 6, 2022 | Domain Query | 1 comment

LRFotS Randale6 wrote in earlier this week to request my take on a very important, indeed fundamental, question about the human condition – and he did it by quoting Spaceballs. Now, when a Christian nerd gets a question from another sci-fi nerd phrased in a way that references one of the silliest, yet somehow most classic, comedy movies ever made, he cannot help but answer it. So here’s what our friend asked me:

Now for thee [sic] oddball request, remember Dark Helmet from Spaceballs saying “So, Lone Starr, now you see that evil will always triumph, because good is dumb.” Why exactly is that? Are morality and common sense at cross-purposes? It just feels like the parable of the scorpion and the frog, and the frog never seems to learn that it can’t trust the scorpion.

It’s a very good question, which cannot be properly answered from a secular perspective, because secularism is not capable of coming up with a proper definition of evil. In this Domain Query episode, I look at how Man’s rebellion against God, who is the definition of good, is at the root of our continued inability to deal with evil. We do not learn the lessons because we CANNOT, since we constantly rebel against the very thing that is trying to bring us back over to the right and sensible course. Furthermore, our refusal to “get with the program”, as it were, leads us to forget the lessons of the past and insist on repeating the same old mistakes. On top of that, normal people DO have a spark of innate goodness in them, which makes them really incapable of understanding how evil works and thinks – and to explain this, I discuss what and how psychopaths act, and why evil in this world is a genuine manifestation of psychopathic intelligence. And finally, I discuss how our turning away from that which is by definition good, has left us unable to understand the absolute need for discipline and punishment for bad behaviour, which is why we keep making the same stupid mistakes repeatedly.

Here’s the original quote from Spaceballs that inspired the question

And here’s the great speech from Julius Caesar, starring Marlon Brando, that inspired the title.

Alternative version with Charlton Heston:

And, in keeping with my own personal character…:

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1 Comment

  1. Robert W

    This is a quality listen, thank you for posting it.

    Every man should dig deeper into the Sociopath/Psychopath part of humanity. It is a genuine and troubling deviation from the norm. Marvel had the X-Men as mutants, and those are a parallel manifestation of this emotional mutation in the human strain. ~5% of the population is in this category. At a rate of 1 in every 20, there is certain to be a sociopath in your social/work/family/religious/academic circles, and probably more then one.

    The Sociopath Next Door is a great summary work that is written for a popular audience. She lays out what this person is, how they understand other people, and how normal people DO NOT understand them. What are the signs and what can you do about it if one is in a position of power (for they gravitate towards power). https://smile.amazon.com/Sociopath-Next-Door-Martha-Stout/dp/0767915828/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1657298144&sr=8-1

    Once I read this I started seeing the pattern and identifying the wolves among the sheep. Not even metaphorically, but literally within the churches we have been engaged with.

    John C. Wright’s Superluminary trilogy casts them as space vampires consuming all life. He’s got it nailed.


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