It is clearly no coincidence, for example, that England was the only major European nation to have no Catholic Inquisition and no inquisitorial process under law. For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out.
Yet it is striking that, when the word was used, it was always used in the weaker sense.
Yet a reading of the recent works by BarojaCohnHenningsen and Larner will indicate how widespread the alarm was and how it penetrated to the lowest levels of the society. However, one problem with regularity accounts is that they do not seem to be able to make sense of the fact that some evil persons only very rarely if ever have evil-making properties.
Who wants to play God about any or all doctors' choices in this matter.
Author, congresswoman, and woman of the year Clare Booth Luce once said, "Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. Critics argue that it is not necessary to take pleasure in doing wrong to perform an evil action since it is sufficient to intentionally cause significant harm for an unworthy goal such as self-interest Calder For instance, it seems far worse to torture someone for sadistic pleasure than to tell the truth to gain a good reputation.
Why not judge people as evil only if they actually cause significant harm? Satan, Becon tells us, brings about two major species of evil, of the soul and of the body.