The news is sadly full of murders of children by relatives. Sweet, innocent children being murdered by the very people who are meant to care for them.
And mental illness, of course, is the ‘go to’ excuse for it all. Even though, there is no evidence of mental illness in the media coverage. So people are simply ‘assuming’ it is mental illness. And then telling people who are shocked and angry – they are wrong. They assume their assumptions, are the facts. When they are not.
Does anyone stop and wonder that even if there is some form of mental illness, that these heinous acts may still have been committed consciously? That the mental illness, did not in fact render the person incapable of knowing what they are doing?
Nope, it is assumed any mental illness can make you a child murderer and that becomes an excuse for anything. It’s…
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