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LYNCHINGS: Another humbling history lesson

I recently read an article about ISIS and the beheadings and their burning of the Jordanian pilot. Then I read something about the Rape of Nanking by the Japanese in World War II. I thought how savage and brutal – … Continue reading

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Ordinary People Doing Bad Things

I was trying to make sense of people who live innocuous lives on one plane and yet do really horrible things on another. I’m not talking about the Ted Bundy types who know they’re doing evil. I mean the ones … Continue reading

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Those Pesky Psychopaths

Is there any group of people more fascinating than psychopaths?  I do a presentation at writer’s conferences titled The Most Villainous of All:  Using the traits of psychopathology to create memorable, compelling villains. I researched this topic because I wanted … Continue reading

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