Borgholio wrote:Block wrote:See, but the problem is that the kind of casual disregard for other human beings that shows IS evil. It's pretty much the definition of evil.
Evil is deliberately doing something harmful to someone else without a morally justifiable reason. Oversight or simply not being interested enough in the welfare of his campaign team to make certain they have a way home isn't evil. Shitty yes, but not evil. In fact, the latter option would fit just fine with the attitudes he displayed when he worked with Bain...
Now if he deliberately stranded them as revenge for "not winning him the election" then yes that's definitely evil.
No, it's still evil. The committing cruel acts with casual indifference to how it affects others is sociopathic. Doing it with the intent of hurting someone may be more dickish, but it's not particularly more evil.