Daily Archives: 15 December 2012

The ‘Crazy’ Catch 22 Kicks In


Punditry goes to work

Well, as is expected, the needs of a nation of arm-chair psychiatrists must be met.

Sandy Hook mass murderer Adam Lanza, 20, ‘deeply disturbed kid’
NY Daily News
Lanza, who friends and officials said suffered from Asperger’s syndrome or a personality disorder, had a tortured mind.  

He was dark and disturbed, a deeply troubled boy from a wealthy family who unnerved his neighbors and classmates.

Mass murderer Adam Lanza, 20, was a ticking time bomb, people who knew him told the Daily News.

“This was a deeply disturbed kid,” a family insider told the Daily News. “He certainly had major issues. He was subject to outbursts from what I recall.”

Yup. We all knew it, of course, knowing nothing. And, as I have noted before, certitude varies in inverse proportion to actual knowledge: the more you know about a thing, the less certain you are; the less you know, the more certain you know EXACTLY what the deal is.  Continue reading


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