Distilled Evil

What would happen if a man gained unlimited power, even in a small town, even if only for a month? The intoxicating impunity would instantly boil the blood, awakening the slumbering monster that has been patiently waiting for its time. All that is darkest, basest and most perverse will sprout from its gut, as from an overturned can of worms.

It always seems to mankind that in so many millennia it has made some meaningful progress. But this is a dangerous delusion, for it is only true of technology. Whether in prehistoric times, in the Middle Ages, or now, evil invariably lives in the hearts of men. And only the Law is capable of putting this evil on a chain. Some have the spiritual Law inside, but there are very few of them. Especially in a country like russia, such people are strangers. Therefore, there are many more who need a rigid Law from the outside.

But what happens when the external Law suddenly disappears? Worse, when the usual authority gives permission: “Now you can do whatever you want!”? Even a bull terrier off his leash will stop biting in a moment, but the evil in man has no limit, no bottom. Such a werewolf will fall endlessly into its abyss, torturing, raping, and killing more and more innocent people.

The law of community restrains the evil in the individual. But what if an entire country, russia, has blabbed, drunk and rotten away its spiritual Law? Then the larger society, that is, all other countries, must give it a new Law from outside. But judging by the slow speed of decision-making, the whole world is just in the process of rethinking what is Good and what is Evil today.

There is only one country for which everything is crystal clear in this sense. Ukraine is holding onto its spiritual law at too great a cost. And it does this not only for itself, but, it turns out, for all of humanity. In the murky solution of global disorientation and moral debate, Ukraine is the center of crystallization because it demonstrates, not in word but in deed, what is true and what is false unequivocally.

Bucha, Irpen, Kharkiv, Izyum, Mariupol and other cities — lessons of impunity for evil are evident. If only the leaders and citizens of other countries would be willing to derive some meaning from these lessons. After all, it has long been known that it is not so much the desire to give as the readiness to take that which is important.

Glory to Ukraine!

Sincerely yours,


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Alexander Lyadov

Alexander Lyadov

As a business therapist, I help entrepreneurs to navigate faster in non-standard situations.