Friday, December 21, 2012

Glossing Over Evil

As a medical historian whose research focuses on a time and place very alien to our own, I rarely comment on current events. However, in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, which left 20 schoolchildren and six adults dead, I would like to discuss briefly what I would characterise as the "medicalisation of evil."

Read the rest of Lindsey Fitzharris here.

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