"I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo."So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us."-J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the…
Will technology make us stupid ? Or is there more creative and innovative opportunity than ever before to be derived from our tools of cognitive extension ?
PTSD and psychological trauma remain empirical facts to be disentangled and negotiated through tactful intervention but the hyper-medicalisation of that knowledge and administrative reach into an individual's experience foundationally inflates the expected contours and probable expressions of those pathologies.
An epidemiological approach to violent crime ? It has proven to be a successful strategy and seems to me to be eminently sensible.