How can you be a superhero crimefighter without ever throwing a punch?
- Is there anything you can do to help those around you be more active, happier, or smarter? All of these produce better citizens or reduce crime.
- Likewise with violent movies. They don’t increase real violence — they reduce it.
- Sending people to prison can be counterproductive. (Crazy as it sounds, even odd initiatives like helping criminals get plastic surgery has shown positive results.)
- All this seem beyond the reach of your superpowers? Okay then, just smile. It can prevent bank robberies.
On the other hand, if you’re intent on being an evil mastermind, you may want to read this.
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Posted On: May 5, 2012