How does evil arise?

Deepak Chopra
Alternative & Complementary Medicine
The most constricted awareness belongs to those who do evil. Evil arises when there is a state of imbalance so severe that a person no longer values anyone else. Thus evil is an extreme form of egotism. There is only my truth and my way -- such is the dogma of the fanatic, or the terrorist. But the abusive husband, the drug dealer preying on children, the mugger and murderer all feel equally cut off and numb.

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