Government by ignorance

Letter to Editor by Barbara Gurschke, Medford Mail Tribune, May 6 2017

Many concepts of evil exist. In “People of the Lie” (1983), M. Scott Peck predates the Trump phenomenon by describing him. According to Peck, evil is “militant ignorance” characterized by an obsession with a self-image of perfection, being selective about the targets upon whom evil is inflicted, and striving to appear normal to others.


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