...I think they're as complex as we are. I think they learn things a certain way and teach us the same lesson. ... I know I'm supposed to call them monsters but for all I know they're just screwed up.
remember championing this perspective and got blasted by another poster as suspect for essentially not carrying the "rage" banner. In my case, the knee-jerk emotional reaction of adults when they discovered my perp's activities with the little girls in the neighborhood made things ultimately much worse for me
. And yes - it was not about "power play" with me, it was all about sex. If my molester had gotten clinical address instead of reprimand, I might have been saved from years of secret shame. But many people selectively see only what they want to see. A lot of us have paid for that sin in a big way...U
ntil we look at these instigators with less passion and more understanding, less as criminals that need to be punished and more as a psychological and social aberrants that need to be treated or managed
in an informed and targeted intellectual construct, this mess will continue.F
or all the popular rage, stories break every day attesting to the size of the iceberg hidden below the surface. Penn State, Syracuse, now Hollywood - while the whole time, the Catholic Church issue has blossomed to disconcerting dimension. Anger is a natural response but doesn't fix the problem
. As a solution, it is an indulgence we can ill-afford; we need to think the issue through and realize that we just can't scream it away.