Crosscut.com: Deliver us from evil, and its denial


Reading the stories about Dr. Amy Bishop, the Harvard-trained neuroscientist, accused of shooting six of her colleagues at the University of Alabama at Huntsville, and killing three, is a disturbing experience.Part of what is disturbing is Bishop’s history of previous incidents of violence and rage that were, it appears, either covered up or inadequately investigated. Another chilling feature is Bishop’s behavior after such incidents. Not only did she not evidence remorse, she seemed completely unaware of what she had done. After the shooting in Huntsville, according to the Boston Herald, “she calmly called her husband and asked him to pick her up as if nothing had happened.”

Crosscut.com: Deliver us from evil, and its denial

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