Brian Martin: writings on evil

Presenting and applying Steven Bartlett's analysis of human evil


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Brian Martin. Evil institutions: Steven Bartlett's analysis of human evil and its relevance for anarchist alternatives. Anarchist Studies, vol. 29, no. 1, 2021, pp. 88-110

Brian Martin. Humans: reconciling bad and good? Brian's Comments, 22 January 2021. An examination contrasting Bartlett's The Pathology of Man with Rutger Bregman's Humankind: A Hopeful History.

Brian Martin. Tactics against scheming diseases. Journal of Sociotechnical Critique, vol. 1, no. 1, article 2, 2020, pp. 1-20. How disease can be thought of as an active agent, with case studies of AIDS, smoking and human evil. Comment by Sue Curry Jansen

Brian Martin. Technology and evil. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, vol. 8, no. 2, 2019, pp. 1-14. Steven Bartlett's analysis of human evil and how it applies to technology.

Brian Martin. What if most people love violence? Waging Nonviolence, 3 May 2019. Steven Bartlett's ideas about human evil show the immensity of the challenge for nonviolent campaigners.

Brian Martin. Whistleblowers versus evil. The Whistle (newsletter of Whistleblowers Australia), No. 96, October 2018, pp. 4-5.