At least Raskolnikov only killed two people

Raskolnikov only killed two people in his efforts to become a superman. Today he’d be reading about dirty bombs and fertilizer on the internet.

My heart goes out to Norwegians suffering and grieving after yesterday’s atrocity. A scary number of people want to achieve otherwise-unattainable notoriety or significance by creating mayhem. They then explain their motives to themselves or to others by conjuring some world-historic justification for it.

Raskolnikov only killed two people in his efforts to become a superman. Today he’d be reading about dirty bombs and fertilizer on the internet.