What do you get when you cross Darth Vader and Maria von Trapp? A swift response from the patent lawyers of LucasFilm, as power retailer Powershop found out. It seems their online advertisement (left) featuring Darth caused a fair amount of disturbance in the force and Powershop responded by pulling it from circulation. But CEO Ari Sargent says he isn't giving up completely, "not while hope for freedom still exists in the galaxy ..."
Evil can manifest on any societal level. The greater the scope of the psychopath's influence, the greater harm done. Thus any group of humans can be infected or "ponerized" by their influence. From families, clubs, churches, businesses, and corporations, to entire nations. The most extreme form of such macro-social evil is called "pathocracy."
Scientists living under an oppressive regime
decide to clinically study the founders and supporters of evil regimes to determine what common factor is at play in the rise and propagation of man's inhumanity to man.