Norway is usually associated with fish, oil, fjords and high pensions, as well as with Vikings, trolls and other legendary creatures. One Norwegian writer described his compatriots as “stubborn people by nature who want world peace and appreciate their own freedom”.
“The man who is addicted to murder didn’t wake up before breakfast and think, ‘ooh, I’m going to start murdering people’.
The frustrations in his personality were there all his life and they grow and fester,” says Masters.
Whether or not you’re going to do something dreadful is usually apparent before the age of five.
Long before he kills somebody, he will exhibit behaviours that show he’s capable of it.” Genetic links to psychopathy Essi Viding, professor of developmental psychopathology at University College London, says that nobody’s born a killer, but that there are individual differences that affect the likelihood of developing murderous traits.
There are many theories about why humans commit unspeakable evil, but none of them are particularly comforting.
If the childhoods of serial killers are filled with abuse and hardship, then they can appear to be victims of painful circumstances.Vikings’ girlfriends The word “Viking” can not be classified as obsolete.Vikings and everything connected with them are an integral part of the history of Norway. This period in the history of the country left an important mark on the life of Norwegian women.“Growing up in an environment of criminality is one big factor, as is early neglect and abuse – those purely emotional factors.” Understanding evil Most people shy away from trying to understand those who commit evil, and worry that comprehension can lead to empathy for those who are guilty of terrible crime.But Masters stresses that, while understanding evil is important, we should never start to pity the psychopathic murderers among us.Although most children become distressed when those around them are unhappy, some are less reactive to others’ emotions.