Vulnerability, Victims, and Evil







1.  Vulnerability
 

Attacks of 9/11/01 and Sense of Acute Vulnerability


Changed reactions


Illusion of invulnerability


Life Goes On, Despite Terror


Stoic Philosophy


Govierís Response to Stoicism


Surprises

2.  Victims

Myth of Victimhood


Children as Victims


Media and Whose Deaths Count


Distinction between Victim and Perpetrators


Oversimplifications in the Myth of Victimhood

3.  Evil

Theological Use of Evil


Implications of Separation of Church and State and Discourse about Evil


Religion and the Problem of Evil


Danger of Conflating Act and Agent


Labels as Thought Stoppers