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What's in a Criminal's Mind?

The recent movie massacre in Colorado is raising a lot of questions. It calls for a revisiting of perspectives, family, moral, and cultural values, and the question of public safety and security.

Over the years since the September 11 terrorist attacks in many institutions of the United States, the paranoia against many forms of terrorism has been gradually elevated. Satellites were set up to serve as  'national security umbrellas,' military and civilian survival strategies were strengthened, and even prison systems were revisited to ensure greater stability. Airports were never as flexible as before because you have to take off your most precious jewelry and leave your most favorite fragrance bottle behind -- all in the name of security.

A few minutes before the time of writing this post, James Holmes, suspect to the massacre, had his first appearance in a local Colorado court. Below are some images captured through Fox News television (apologies for the bad image quality). Th…
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