Listen HERE Danish author and criminologist Soren Korsgaard has edited the peer-reviewed criminology journal Radians and Inches: The Journal of Crime. and currently posts at CrimeAndPower.com. Today he joins us to discuss his two most recent artices: The Notion of Evil Killer Genes Examined and American Monster: Chris Kyle, the American Sniper. Is there an “evil killer gene” responsible for most anti-social violent crime—that is, the small fraction of violent crime that is not sanctioned by our rich and powerful overlords? If so, what explains the fact that 99% of violent crime is perpetrated by men in uniform carrying out “legitimate” orders? Would society…FULL ARTICLE
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What is Sam Harris REALLY afraid of?
Is Sam Harris an Islamophobe? He admits that he fears Islam. He is shocked that “smart, well-educated liberals” do not fear Islam the way he does. He goes on and on about his fear of Islam. Avoid him at parties – he’ll chew your ear off, spit it out, put you to sleep, and wake you up again screaming “the Muslims are coming!” Islamophobe literally means “one who fears Islam.” Sam obviously qualifies. Normally, when someone obsessively promulgates a negative view of a race or religion, that person is deemed a bigot…and drummed out of polite society. Any American obsessed…FULL ARTICLE