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----- Original Message -----
From: Wade T. Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Hi Francesca S. Alcorn -
> >This makes a lot of sense to me,
> >because I think as a species, we are wired *not* to attack people
> >that we have a relationship with. But then murders are usually
> >committed by people who know the victims, so it's not that easy.
> I see you quickly questioned yourself.... (Bad habit I fall into, way too
> Yes, in fact, murders are usually committed among acquaintances. It would
> seem we are hardwired to injure the ones we love, otherwise, what _are_
> all those country music songs singing about?
Hi Frankie, Wade,
In trying to catch up I came across this,
Just wanna you both to know that we humans murder among acquaintances,
is not because we love them, but because they are in our visible/ direct
Murdering a complete stranger is not a ' normal' behavior so to speak.
That is one reason why policeforces has troubles finding serial- murderers.
Making up profils is in fact making the surroundings of the killer visible
more direct. Limiting the surroundings wherein he/ she operates_ finding,
in a way ' his family '.
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