Lessons from Death Row

What is the difference between a violent murderer on death row and me, or any other law-abiding citizen for that matter? Some of the characteristics most murderers have in common include dysfunctional families, absent dads, being loners with few social connections, and suffering from childhood abuse. While those traits tug at my sympathies, they never excuse or fully explain brutal crimes that take innocent lives.  But a recent glimpse into the mind and soul of a notorious killer in Utah … [Read more...]