Murderers Are A Product of Bad Luck

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Crime and punishment is a concept as intuitive as cause and effect. When people choose to commit a crime, they must be held accountable for their actions. Evidently, our justice system makes the intuitive assumption that people are free to choose how to act. However, the concept of choice is not as straightforward as it might seem: At its core, our behaviour in its entirety is the product of genetic and environmental factors

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Steven Psaradakis

Steven Psaradakis

Science graduate interested in truth, justice, and wellbeing. Co-founder of Australians.news