An Ontology of Evil

Evolutionary biology, data science, and why evil is a bigger problem than many like to admit

‘Dante and Virgil in Hell’ By William-Adolphe Bouguereau — Unknown source, Public Domain,

In January 2019, a family in southern Spain was subject to a nightmare scenario. During a family walk near Malaga, two-year-old Julen Rosseló fell 71 meters down a 25cm-wide borehole. He didn’t survive, and it took thirteen days for rescuers to recover his body. Later it was…




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Gem Jackson

Gem Jackson

Writer and educator in law and philosophy. Also wrote a book.

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