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Posted on 4 November 2014

When somebody does something bad, there is an inclination to label them a monster.

The problem with that term is it distances us from the fact that these are humans. It also distances us from questions of why humans behave this way.

It’s comforting to “other” people who do wrong because it places them outside the spectrum of humanity. Then you don’t have to ask where you fall on that scale.

I find it far easier to confront the idea that there are monsters among us than the idea that humans do monstrous things.

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