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Evil : an investigation

Author: Lance Morrow
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2004.
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"Drawing on examples both obscure and splashed across the front page, Morrow asks if, ultimately, we can understand evil - or if we even should. From Caligula to Columbine to his encounter with Milosevic, Morrow's stories are drawn from over thirty years of experience as a revered journalist and essayist. The result is a synthesis of a lifetime of observation that illuminates the chronically elusive, endlessly  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lance Morrow
ISBN: 0465047556 9780465047550 0465047548 9780465047543
OCLC Number: 56643178
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Includes index.
Description: viii, 276 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The globalization of evil --
Humor's cousin --
A current through the world --
Why do they do it? --
The hermit's tale --
A catastrophic education --
The axis of wrong --
Sarajevo : lex talionis --
The rifleman's dilemma --
Jean Valjean at Wendy's --
Visigoths in the brain --
The axe in space --
What have children to do with it? --
The triumph of Goneril and Regan --
Tu quoque --
The rattlesnake in the mailbox --
Permissible evil --
Taking responsibility for the regime --
Office malignities --
The consolations of literature --
Us and them --
The face's secrets --
Club med for monsters --
Sade, Cobain, and the pleasures of evil --
Gourmets and monkey brains --
The limits of silence --
The argument from design --
It is always a story --
The lessons of Mein Kampf --
What Nachtwey sees --
The quest for purity --
The foxes lose heart --
Czerniakow's choice --
Responsibility: Lance Morrow.
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From award-winning reporter Lance Morrow, a provocative meditation on the role evil plays in shaping human history, a timely analysis of how this primitive force can be understood in a modern world  Read more...


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