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


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