Flying Crane said:No Phil, you are missing the point. being misguided and mistaken is not evil. It is being misguided and mistaken, plain and simple.
No, you are missin the point. One's intentions are irrelevant if the outcome of one's misguided, mistaken actions is harmful to society, to individual rights, to national sovereignty, and to general public safety.
A pacifist movement would hope that ALL would disarm and stop killing each other, not just one to be left defenseless. Realistic? Probably not. A nice idea? Sure. Evil? Nope.
Utopian fantasies that facilitate self-destructive behavior based on wishful thinking surely are evil.