Do we laugh at caricatures of evil because we don’t believe anyone could really be that bad, or because we don’t want anyone to see the evil we recognize in ourselves?
Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19; Isaiah 54:1-10; Matthew 5:17-21, 27-28, 10:24-31; Mark 12:28-34; Luke 18:1-8; 2 Corinthians 3:2-6
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Picture: Stereotypical caricature of a villain. Image by J.J., July 2003, via Wikimedia Commons.