Goodness is so to speak, itself: badness is only spoiled goodness. And there must be something good first, before it can be spoiled.– C.S. Lewis
Can you imagine teaching someone how to cook by only introducing what’s poisonous?
They’d be serving up murderous stars instead of michelin ones.
However, I can think of numerous topics where the spoiled part is discussed but the original good is never acknowledged.
For example, let’s examine beauty standards.
Now a common meme for being unachievable, unrealistic, etc.
However, we rarely consider why we want to be beautiful and how to express that beauty in a healthy and genuine way.
Everything bad started good.