Evil seeks to destroy Life. The living may develop evil plans or motivations out of fear, through the freedom of life, and even then by living will drive toward the end of life. Fear of life may develop for many reasons, but a significant fear is the fear of chance. The fear of chance is a by-product of the consciousness developed by some life. Because the conscious being can contemplate its own end, and wishes naturally to avoid it, it may fear that which cannot be controlled, for that which cannot be controlled may lead to unwanted results, such as death.
Death and Nothing are not the same, and death is not Evil, but is part of life. Yet, the natural desire to avoid death may lead to a fear of chance, and spur Evil behavior.