Tag Archives: Anders Breivik

The Archers, The Psychopath, Abuse and a Lesson for us All

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The Archers is “an everyday story of country folk” – according to the BBC.  For those who don’t listen to Radio 4’s daily broadcast, there’s been a dark cloud over the fictional county of Borsetshire for some years in the … Continue reading

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Joining the Dots and Tackling Affluenza

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It’s a thing we often try to do – joining the dots. Not so much to see “the bigger picture” as to see the picture at all. Let’s start this week off with a few more dots and see how … Continue reading

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The Education of Psychopaths

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Since it’s estimated that one in a hundred adults is a psychopath, why is it we pay so little attention to who these people are, how they live their lives, and what is being done, if anything, to identify them … Continue reading

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Our Minds, Our Instincts, Our Reactions

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In our two previous blog posts we’ve written about two types of people who might be considered polar opposites. The fictional character Derek has a tremendous capacity for empathy, care and compassion – qualities which are totally lacking in the … Continue reading

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Anders Breivik – A One Dimensional Man

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If you take somebody who has no concern for others and no interest in other people, with no ability to feel empathy whatsoever, plus no decent value system, you find yourself with a psychopath. Last night’s documentary on BBC2 on … Continue reading

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