I know very little about evil. I have lived comfortably the past twenty-three years; I am sound in mind and body; I have never been persecuted or slandered; no one has ever beaten or robbed me or threatened anyone I love.
So I am never quite sure how to react to the evil I read about in the world. Lately, four ongoing crises have been often in my mind:
- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa (~1000 dead)
- Fighting in east Ukraine (~2500 dead)
- The latest conflict in Gaza (~1800 dead)
- The persecution of Christians and Yezidis in ISIS-occupied territories (casualties unknown)