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What defeats organized evil

From the July 2016 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Have you heard the phrase “Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty”? Author Anne Herbert wrote it on a restaurant place mat in Sausalito, California, in 1982, and it went on to become the title of a book she coauthored as well as a popular motto. 

No doubt the world would be a much better place if we all practiced individual kindness every day! Yet random human attempts to do good, as laudable as they are, certainly are not enough to confront and eradicate organized evil, especially the organized terror that is confronting the world these days on the basis of radical and misplaced theological hatred. 

So what does it take to eliminate organized evil? 

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