[Good and Evil], The Reality

This dialogue is about life and death, sickness and health, but written from the perspective of good and evil.  These spirits are the supernatural elements that lend the reader an imaginary point of view.  The challenge with most dialogues are suspending one’s own belief rather than actually believing in the characters.  The Greeks were able to understand themselves and society in a much more comprehensive manner.

Good:  I will triumph over evil.  You have no power against me.  Just because you succeed by pulling the wool over humanities eyes, don’t believe for one second, I will allow things to stand as they do now.

Evil:  What?  I admit the children believe in my ways.  And the adults fall prey to the same ways.  But, surely, nothing stands in your way?  You are super real.  You can do anything.  I am just getting people to act out.  They are scared of me.  They feel vexed and hexed and look for things to happen because of their superstitious ways.  What I do is add to the dementia.

G:  I am virtue.  And when the children act as I command, I give them fruit for their labour.  They find plenty of wisdom and they will learn to disobey you.  You will become nothing but a bad memory.

E:  Well, thank you very much.  Your compliment does not fall on deaf ears.  I am feeling more real from our little conversation.  Perhaps, their artists will paint me in a fair light.  Or make a flattering image of my greater stature.

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