New pattern: Understand Evil

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When it comes to evil, we're stuck on stupid — our knee-jerk reaction is to imagine that violence is caused by mustache-twirling villains who delight in making the world a worse place.

Most evil, of course, is caused by people just like you and me, who do terrible things for perfectly explicable reasons.

And yet we don't WANT to understand those reasons — we want to keep living in the myth. (Our politics often depends that we do!)

What if a new kind of school could take kids into understanding what actually motivates people — so they could help actually mend the world?

Check out the blog post!