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“If I Could Turn Back Time”, (link to an oldie, an ode to the songwriter, not the performer, is provided below), that is the question my friends.

It’s a shame that high school students are not presented with this question, along with historical evidence.  Oh, I know, many dedicated teachers dance lightly around the subject.  Who can blame them?  It’s like asking the question, why was Malcolm X murdered?

Without nuance, the answer is, I would execute Hitler.  A few Germans tried. They had an internal, moral, value of life.  The reality is that there is no time machine.


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From (this is a condensed version)  Jack the Ripper, to Hitler, Ted Bundy, Jeffery Dahmer, John Gacy, Rodney Acala, Richard Ramera, Timothy McVeigh, bin Ladin, Columbine, and most recently Anders Behring; we all want to know the why, and could this have been prevented.  Troubled youths, perhaps abused, or neglected by parents and society?  I don’t know.

I have read many myths surrounding murder.  Including, “Cain slew Abel”.  There is also my first hand experience with soldiers who are trained as killers.  “Et tu, Brute”?

Just a theory on my part, another song below the fold, “Treat Your Children Well” (Crosby, Still, Nash and Young)


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