Human nature is inherently evil and self-deceiving..

And so in both our world and the world of Berserk, we end up with a system in which the most morally corrupt people wield the greatest power. In our world, that power is economic; in Berserk, it's supernatural. It's not that human nature is inherently evil, it's that the system is rigged in favor of the bad guys.

So you’re saying human nature is not inherently evil or violent?

I See Human Nature Really is Inherently Evil

1) human nature is inherently evil or 'sinful', and

In our culture we are conditioned to be wary of being spontaneous. We are taught that it is a sign of emotions running rampant. This cultural attitude is based on the false premise that human nature is inherently evil and, if allowed free expression, would surely lead to destructive behavior. Sabian philosophy teaches otherwise. There is an assumption in this philosophy that human nature is fundamentally good and, when properly nurtured, can be trusted to act, even spontaneously, in conformity with right reason. There are, of course, examples of spontaneous behavior that appear to inherently destructive, as in the crimes and passions of much of our society. But this is the result of a society that has made self-interest its primary motivating factor. Such destructive behavior does not change the inherent goodness of human nature.

I hate that human nature is inherently evil, and selfish

Is there no alternative within the Marxist framework? In fact there is an excluded alternative occasionally evoked in the course of the dialogue. This alternative, referred to derisively is Marcuse, who hovers like Banquo’s ghost over the conversation. Adorno comes closest to articulating this position and is pulled back by Horkheimer each time. At one point he remarks, “I cannot imagine a world intensified to the point of insanity without objective oppositional forces being unleashed” (42). This will turn out to be the thesis Marcuse hints at in One-Dimensional Man and develops in An Essay on Liberation. But Horkheimer rejects this view as overly optimistic. A bit later Adorno refuses to accept that human nature is inherently evil. “People only become Khrushchevs because they keep getting hit over the head” (44). But again Horkheimer rejects the hope of a less repressive future and even ridicules Marcuse by claiming he expects a Russian Bonaparte to save the day and make everything right.

A bit later Adorno refuses to accept that human nature is inherently evil
that human nature is inherently evil and that children are born in sin

Human Nature: Inherently Good or Evil

Jesus Christ also revealed that human nature is inherently evil: “For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil reasonings, adulteries, fornications, murders, thefts, covetous desires, wickedness, guile, licentiousness, a wicked eye, blasphemy, haughtiness foolishness. ALL THESE EVILS COME FROM WITHIN, AND DEFILE THE MAN” (Mark 7:21-23,

Do you believe human nature is inherently evil, inherently good, or something in between

Are Human Beings Inherently Good or Evil

Since human nature is inherently evil we seem to enjoy seeing people’s lives being ruined and have their name slandered and libeled all over the place over a scenario that was created by the police officers themselves. The only “criminal enterprise” that exists is the one that was created by the police officers because of the multiple felonies that they commit during a sting. Furthermore, because of the subject matter all the Sheriff has to do is lie and nobody cares to check to see if his statements are true.

In Part One, Kant discusses whether human nature is inherently evil or inherently good

People say humans are inherently evil because they have ..

The orthodox Confucian thinkers of Mencius, Cheng Yi, and Chu His disagreed with Xun Zi’s view that human nature is inherently evil. However, they agreed with Mencius’ view that human nature is inherently good. The Cheng-Chu school claimed that individuals could actualize themselves by overcoming their limitations through a conscious effort to understand the principle of Heaven as well as by cultivating their inner nature and feelings.