Therefore he gives man hope, in reality it is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs the torments of man.
It is a fact that cannot be denied: the wickedness of others becomes our own wickedness because it kindles something evil in our own hearts.
And as, in ethics, Evil is a consequence of Good, so, in fact, out of Joy is sorrow born. Either the memory of past bliss is the anguish of to-day, or the agonies which are, have their origin in the ecstasies which might have been.
Women do have an affinity for evil, for believing that no woman is to be trusted, but that some men are too innocent to protect themselves.