Grace I get that.
I really do.(and I've heard the same speech
from my husband, parents, father in law, and
friends of the family...just since yesterday)
However what I do not believe is that
this Now 19 yr old boy was "cold and calculating"
for his first 8 yrs here. Kids at 11, 12, 14 are
not calculating. He was sociable. He had friends.
And somehow he was convinced to give up everything
good in him, everything good he would ever do, and
attack innocent, unarmed civilians.
I'd be really interested to know what does that.
Thanks for your reply,
I suppose many factors come into play,
and do influence...
his family background, his country etc..
and then, some personalities,
I do believe, are more fanatical, by nature
Still, I believe he had the choice,
he could have turned away
or become too deeply involved
he chose the latter to his cost.
You were saying younger children cannot
be cold and calculating,
generally speaking, this is probably true,
but there have been killers who
were very young;
take, for example, the very high profile
'JAMIE BULGER'[British] case, where two ten yr olds
drew a two yr old baby away from his mother,
taunted, tortured and killed him..
I was going to put up the link but
some of the story is too harrowing..
that was a HUGE case and those responsible
still serving time..
You ask how can this happen..
There was a hot debate at the time asking
'Can some children be born evil'
Well, it seems the father of the remaining 'Tsarneav'
boy needs to wake up to reality,
he is still referring to his son as 'an angel'
more like the fallen angel.