4. It Shows Us How to Disagree … without Being Disagreeable
Robert is Catholic. His wife, Michelle, is a self-described secular Jew. The show, she says, is “the culmination of 30 years of conversation between the two of us.”
“We've never stopped talking about what the genesis of evil is,” she told Crosswalk.
If they can discuss weighty matters without being disagreeable, then anyone can, right?
In Evil, the two primary characters have vastly different opinions about religion – but nevertheless are charitable to one another.
“It was very important for us to show characters that have very different points of view about religion, about the supernatural, about evil, and listen to each other respectfully, and discuss it respectfully, because it doesn't seem like there's enough of that going on in the world right now,” Michelle said.
Content warnings: CBS’ ‘Evil’ includes language, some disturbing content and scenes, and adult themes.
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