Posted: Jul 18, 2021 4:54 pm
by Spearthrower
hackenslash wrote:Greed, ideology...

And ignorance, to finish out the list.

To paraphrase Voltaire - those who can be made to believe absurdities, can be made to commit atrocities - even absent the wider structure of an ideology.

Mix them altogether, and I'm not sure there's anything which some humans wouldn't gleefully do.