The Characteristics Of General Compassion As A Serial Killer

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General Compassion is the foundation of life; however, some people lack this vital building block, and without it, they lose their grip on reality along with their humanity. These unusual and repugnant people do not deserve a title, yet they have many. Those titles include a monster, freak, and brute, but perhaps the most common name these repulsive creatures are called is “murderer.” These said murderers do not deserve any attention for their heinous actions, but they still manage to obtain it by intriguing people. These people are studied continuously and they keep attracting recognition from society. Based on that research, it is proven that most of these killers have similar characteristic traits, and it is eerily intriguing to learn more…show more content…
A serial killer is a person who kills two or more people on separate occasions. Some of the most infamous have been: The Milwaukee Cannibal, The Killer Clown, The Campus Killer, and The Human Dracula. To really understand them, it is essential to know what these killers did. The Human Dracula, for instance, killed four young little girls, but the death toll was not the concerning part. The disturbing part was that once his victims were dead, he would participate in vampirism. He drank their blood, and he would preserve their body parts as trophies (Mehrotra). Another killer named Ted Bundy, The Campus Killer, had a high number of victims unlike the Human Dracula. The unsettling part of his crimes was that he would participate in necrophilia after brutally killing his victims (Mehrotra). One more Killer, The Killer Clown, had a high victim count too, and his methods of murdering were troubling. The Killer Clown would sexually assault and torture his victims before killing them. He would then dismember their bodies and hide them in a crawlspace under his house (Mehrotra). The most interesting on this list though is The Milwaukee Cannibal. His real name is Jeffrey Dahmer, and he killed seventeen young men and boys by drugging them, sexually assaulting them, and then murdering them. Once they were dead, he would preserve the bodies and then eat them whenever he sees fit (Mehrotra). Now the crimes are known…show more content…
The most common disorder found among killers is Antisocial Personality Disorder (FP Wood). This disease causes the inflicted to show no remorse to others. It also makes them have symptoms including; disregard for right or wrong, lying with the intention of harm, becoming cynical and manipulative, and most of the inflicted will struggle with drugs or alcohol (MFMER). This disorder does not just materialize out of thin air though; a multitude of different things causes it. APD (Antisocial Personality Disorder) is caused by genetic factors and also by sudden changes in brain functioning and activity. Other factors in this disorder are chaotic home life, child abuse, child neglect, diagnosis of childhood conduct disorder, and history of mental illnesses in a family (MFMER). Another factor that plays a role in murders is drug and alcohol abuse. This element may come into play when they are intoxicated, and their morals are blurred, or it could be a drug deal gone wrong. Lots of scenarios could factor into this (FP Wood ). One more plausible cause of becoming a serial killer is having a disorder called psychopathy which is an onset of APD (FP Wood). Although psychopathy is an onset of APD, it is not the same. People inflicted with APD. have to be diagnosed with a childhood conduct disorder as a child, whereas a person inflicted with psychopathy has no diagnosis in their
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