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Is Ravana Anti-hero or Villain?

It is becoming a trend to circulate cheap jokes on Hindu Gods and Goddess and also on Indian culture. It is only out of ignorance that anyone can celebrate a wicked villain such as Ravana (embodiment of lust) over Sri Rama (embodiment of dharma). It is our duty to get to the Truth. Here are some points for clarification : Ravana did not lose anything for his sister.  He couldn't care less for her. It was for the lust possessing Sita devi - someone else's wife that he risked his kingdom, royalship, sons life and all. We cannot find a better example of a perverse soul so possessed with lust that lead to his own destruction. In fact, Surpanaka used Sita Devi as bait to instigate Ravana against Ram and Lakshmana, so that she can seek her revenge. Ravana did not touch Sita Devi not because he had the least bit of decency but because of a curse from 'Nalakubara' that if he ever dared to touch an unwilling woman for intercourse his head would burst into 7 pieces that very mome