Following the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Professor Colleen Murphy spoke to Bloomberg Businessweek about why it is "not only possible but essential to understand acts that we consider beyond the pale."
“You don’t get very far if you think about evil committed only by psychopaths. You need a lot more than psychopaths for atrocities to happen. You need ordinary folks,” Murphy says. Those are the people she seeks to understand. “Dehumanizing perpetrators of atrocity doesn’t contribute to preventing atrocity.”
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