Bibi Aisha, an 18-year-old woman from Oruzgan province in Afghanistan, fled back to her family home from her husband's house, complaining of violent treatment. The Taliban arrived one night, demanding Bibi be handed over to face justice. After a Taliban commander pronounced his verdict, Bibi's brother-in-law held her down and her husband sliced off her ears and then cut off her nose. Bibi was abandoned, but later rescued by aid workers and the U.S. military. (Jodi Bieber)

Bibi Aisha, an woman from Oruzgan province in Afghanistan, fled back to her family home from her husband's house, complaining of violent treatment. Bibi's brother-in-law held her down while her husband sliced off her ears and then cut off her nose.

Jean-Marc Bouju-An Iraqi man comforts his four-year-old son at a holding center for prisoners of war, in the base camp of the US Army 101st Airborne Division near An Najaf. The boy had become terrified when, according to orders, his father was hooded and handcuffed.

Jean-Marc Bouju, The Associated Press. World Press Photo of the Year. An Iraqi man comforts his four-year-old son at a holding center for prisoners of war, in the base camp of the US Army Airborne Division near An Najaf.

Philip Zimbardo: The psychology of evil | Video on TED.com

Philip Zimbardo knows how easy it is for nice people to turn bad. In this talk, he shares insights and graphic unseen photos from the Abu Ghraib trials. Then he talks about the flip side: how easy it is to be a hero, and how we can rise to the challenge.

British three-year-olds have been told "the non-Jews" are “evil” in a Kindergarten worksheet handed out at ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools in north London, it can be revealed.

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children's worksheet says 'non-Jews' are evil

Charedi men walking in Stamford Hill, London - Department of Education investigating unregistered Jewish schools.

Jean Jullien, "Je Suis Charlie" (2015) (via jean_jullien/Twitter)

French artist Jean Jullien wrote, "I am devastated by what happened at Charlie Hebdo. Freedom of speech is a universal right and a worthy cause. / Cartoonists react to Paris attack

Phil-Zimbardo knows evil inside out. He led the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment of 1971.

Phil-Zimbardo knows evil inside out. He led the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment of

If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be - Voices - The Independent

If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be

Virtual Reality Film Will Simulate Anne Frank’s Hiding Place. 'Anne' will give audiences a sense of what it was like to be in the "Secret Annex" Anne Frank

St Augustine develops his interpretation of moral evil in response to a plethora of contemporary opinions. He is familiar with the Platonic and Neoplatonic views that for man to run away from the true and the good and to succumb to the pleasures of the senses is to become ensnared by the world's attractiveness.

I Found My Heart at LACMA Philippe de Champaigne, Saint Augustine, c. oil on canvas. Los Angeles County Museum of Art Reading Saint Augustine’s Confessions is a moving experience.

Patricia Highsmith's Ripley novels are classics of crime literature. The author's view of evil - as expressed through the amoral title character - fascinates writer and philosopher John Gray

Tom Ripley and a talent for evil

Matt Damon as Tom Ripley; book cover, The Talented Mr Ripley

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