Serial Murder"Monsters Aren't Monsters After All"Serial Murder7 years ago in Academic Essays
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Imagine you're searching for something. You don't know what it is, and you don't know where to find it. You keep finding things you think are it, only to find they aren't what you were searching for after all.
Or imagine, you've got what you need, that one thing that makes you feel right, but someone wants to take it away from you. Wouldn't you do anything to keep it? After all, you need it, right?
This is exactly how they feel, these beings we've deemed "Monsters". These "beasts", these "demons"; or more definitively, serial killers. Most individual murders have a clear motive – robbery, jealousy, revenge – what makes serial murders different, is that there doesn't appear to be a particular reason. So the perpetrators of such crimes just love killing, right?
Throughout human history we've made a habit of this. Being unable to comprehend something, we're quick to dismiss it as evil. It happened through the Crusades, the Witch Hunts, the massa
Asperger Syndrome and MeAsperger Syndrome: A Personal PerspectiveAsperger Syndrome and Me7 years ago in Biography & Memoir
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Early on, it was clear that there is something different about me. My language development was delayed; by my first birthday, I still was not speaking, instead relying on gestures and vocalizations to communicate. However, I was alert and seemed able to understand much of what was said to me, so the delay did not seem to be cognitive in origin. There was some delay in early motor development as well, but not to an abnormal extent.
In June 1986, when I was 20 months old, an examination by an ENT specialist revealed fluid buildup in my middle ears which was affecting my hearing, and tubes were inserted to drain the fluid. At that time, I had a vocabulary of about five words. Later that year, my parents enrolled me in a nursery school, hoping that being in an environment with many other people would help me improve my verbal communication skills, but it did not work out as they had hoped. I showed extreme separation anxiety; every day that