We should never want bad things to happen to other people. The opposite of that is compassion for others. Having compassion helps you see another persons plight and does something about it. It could just be an ear to listen to what's going on in their life or it could mean that you need to actually get involved. But what you should never ever do is to be happy about their trouble.
We should feel bad when we see other people hurting. Don't add fuel to the fire by talking to others about what is going on...that would only hurt them further. Putting other people down just to make us feel better is evil and should never happen. But let's face it...we see it happen everyday and when we do, it should cause a red light to come on and make us stop in our tracks. We can participate or refuse to be a part of hurting someone else.
When I watch an episode of a drama on television, I see how the world really thinks by the way the plot plays out. The bad guys are out to get the good guys by any means possible, and the good guys end up having to do bad things to catch the bad guys. We live in a world where we've come to accept doing bad to other people...but we need to realize that God defines love as not delighting in evil.
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