A perfected world without evil would be a beautiful place! Unfortunately, our world is not that world. Ours is a place of duality: dark and light, evil and good.
But since the darkness of our world cannot be simply wished away, can we at least make use of it to better see the light that exists, too?
“S is for . . . smoke“, published in Lost Paper, 6/26/21: a mini-memoir that seeks to shed light on this question. ;- )