November 10, 2023

Stupid vs. Bad vs. Evil

“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.”
― Hanlon’s razor

“Man tends towards good, but he is also capable of evil.”
― John Paul II

Stupid: Rich people having money is the cause of poverty.
Bad: Tax the rich.
Evil: Eliminate money.

Stupid: AI will eliminate all human jobs.
Bad: Only approved companies should be allowed to develop AI.
Evil: The government must control AI.

Stupid: Words hurt people.
Bad: Censor speech.
Evil: Arrest everyone who refuses to say the correct words.

Stupid: All opinions are equally valid.
Bad: My opinion is always right.
Evil: Everyone should have the same opinions.

Stupid: Men have no right to have an opinion about life in the womb.
Bad: Unborn babies aren’t human beings.
Evil: You have a right to kill your unborn baby.