eternal conflict between God and Satan, good and evil a struggle that, if controlled in the end by God's omnipotence. The Social Conquest of Earth. From the moment Faustus made the deal he was aware of his damnation. Fortress Press / Vanderbilt University. The economic " value of Earth " to humans as a whole, or the " value of life " that is neither whole-Earth nor human. Modern economics thus reflects very ancient philosophy, but a calculation or quantitative or other process based on cardinality and statistics replaces the simple ordering of values.
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Retrieved June 25, 2014. In many other moral systems, also, remaining on Earth in a state that lacks honor or power over self is less desirableconsider seppuku in bushido, kamikazes or the role of suicide attacks in Jihadi rhetoric. Yes, a scorpion is evil in relation to man; a serpent is evil in relation to man; but in relation to themselves they are not evil, for their poison is their weapon, and by their sting they defend themselves." 18 Thus, evil is more. Schools of political philosophy, leaders should be indifferent to good or evil, taking actions based only upon practicality; this approach to politics was put forth by Niccol Machiavelli, a 16th-century Florentine writer who advised politicians ".it is far safer to be feared than loved.". Selfishness, which in the beginning is the father of evil tendencies, becomes through good deeds the hero of its own defeat. Islam edit There is no concept of absolute evil in Islam, as a fundamental universal principle that is independent from and equal with good in a dualistic sense. Vid Ray Griffin, God, Power, and Evil: a Process Theodicy (Westminster, 1976/2004.