Why do people behave as they do?

By Caroline Smalley on Mar 29 2010, last modified on Jun 29 2010.

Is there such a thing as evil?

A friend just sent me an email re-the conflict taking place in the Middle East. In response to what drives some people to do what they do, here are some thoughts from my reply:

Or is it less that they are passionate about being nasty, and more about asserting themselves in…