CRIME and PUNISHMENT. Taking another look at dysfunctional behavior.

CRIME and PUNISHMENT. Taking another look at dysfunctional behavior.

Drug addicts, criminals, domestic abusers, school shooters, pedophiles, neo-Nazis, gang members – we treat these behaviors differently without realizing that they are all manifestations  – symptoms – of deeply seated pain. Pain that originates from the same source. Realizing that might shift our treatment of these people dramatically.

The Origins of Violence

By Ross Bishop This article is something of a departure. There is a good deal of violence in our world and little meaningful response to it. I am going to address the root causes of two kinds of violence – crime and terrorism. They come from the same sources. Tragically, we are not predisposed to address their causes for theRead more