Are Isis truley evil or would we act the same if we were brought up that way

February 11, 2016, 10:32 am

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The debate "Are Isis truley evil or would we act the same if we were brought up that way" was started by danielle on February 11, 2016, 10:32 am. 18 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 5 people are on the disagree side. People are starting to choose their side. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

ReadyToBegin posted 1 argument, danielle posted 1 argument, RyanWakefield posted 1 argument to the agreers part.


danielle, ReadyToBegin, Vitruvian, RyanWakefield, confident, AgnosticAcceptor, barman and 11 visitors agree.
Burnin, alexoliver and 3 visitors disagree.

yeah being indoctrinated and the fact that most humans have a willingness to obey authority despite the action.

3 years, 9 months ago

choice is an illusion are discursive dicisions are just caused by everything that happens to us. the real question is whether you can still hold people responsible for their actions

3 years, 9 months ago

yeah that's what I think!

I used to think they are 100% evil, but my boyfriend convinced me otherwise. He is extremely moral and just can't see the bad in anyone. He said exactly that, they've been brought up in a dictatorship where all that's been drilled into them is that westerners are evil etc. To them we are the evil ones, and the ones that need to be destroyed.

3 years, 9 months ago

they've lived their lives under dictator's and despots who have abused them or suppressed them. they believe that they are doing the work if their God. in their eyes they are the righteous. to us they are murderers. it's all in how you look at it. saying they are evil is overly simplistic.

3 years, 9 months ago

No one is born evil or in fact good, smart, etc. It the conditions around us that shapes us to be so.

3 years, 9 months ago

But some are

3 years, 9 months ago
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