she author emphasizes both the difficulty and also the desirability of approaching homicide as a threat to public health that, like disease, can be treated with preventive care.
The exploits of the Incomparable Mulla Nasrudin, Sufi writer Idries Shad, in a parable about fate, writes about the many culprits of murder in his book
“What is Fate?” Nasrudin was asked by a scholar.
“An endless succession of intertwined events, each influencing the other.”
“That is hardly a satisfactory answer. I think in effect and cause.”
“Very well,” said the Mulla, “look at that.” He pointed to a procession passing in the street.
“That man has been taken up to be hanged. Continue reading “When you look at the article, the author discusses how patterns of killing reveal information that may help mental- medical researchers identify and treat potential killers before they commit crimes.”