she author emphasizes both the difficulty and also the desirability of approaching homicide as a threat to health that is public, like disease, can usually 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. In my opinion in effect and cause.”
“Very well,” said the Mulla, “look at that.” He pointed to a procession passing in the pub. Continue reading The author discusses how patterns of killing reveal information that can help mental- health professionals identify and treat potential killers before they commit crimes in the article.