People do evil actions because they lack wisdom. They fail to fight with their hidden animal instincts of the senses, like lust, greed and anger. They lack viveka (wisdom) and vairagya (renunciation) just like inferior animal-insect souls.
It [the Mundaka Upanishad] leads you on, beyond the senses —
The following is the excerpt from the teaching of Sri Ramana Maharshi.
Sri Ramana Maharshi : Man’s real nature is happiness.
Happiness is inborn in the true Self. His search for happiness is an
unconscious search for his true Self.
The true Self is imperishable; therefore when a man finds it, he finds
a happiness which does not come to an ...
In my experience, bad actions lead to more bad actions. Bad actions also create bad karma. Your bad karma may influence you to do some bad action so that you can receive the result of your bad actions in the past.
People have no information on the scriptures; they have no good thoughts to stop them.
Scriptures warn us not to commit bad actions. There is ...