Satan Has Many Men
There is a man who made a survey of the death penalty in Japan.
He found that true bad guys less come to commit a murder: they most likely abuse somebody else to kill their enemy.
If a man is cold in the heart and has no ethics in the mind, he would not commit a murder provided that he is a rational man. But this type of men cannot be a hero in works of art in most cases. A man who is rather good natured but once lost his senses to happen to commit a murder and later deeply regretted can be sometimes a hero in works.
In this context, we have to review the cases of Christ Jesus, JFK, the 9/11, etc. We should not take it as a matter of course that the truly bad guys are Pilate and Judas, Oswald and Ruby, Osama and terrorists in the planes, etc. We have to focus on the Roman Emperor or his proxy, the King of Judaists, great priests of the Temple; the bosses of the Mafia, CIA agents, and influential politicians; anti-American wealthy people in the world; and so on.
The situation was complicated against a deep background in each case. Accordingly, real perpetrators could not be so easily identified, if you simply read the Bible, the related criminal reports, the research papers, etc.
Satan has many men.
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Mat 9:9 And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.
Mat 9:10 And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples.