2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoWithout dispute, the Sandy Hook shootings were despicable and inhumane. But in light of this clear trend, can we reasonably call the shootings "unimaginable" or "unfathomable?"
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoWhilst the word 'evil' is used as if it is an explanation ("He did X because he is evil"), in fact evil is just a word meaning "the absence of good", getting us into a dangerous circularity ("He did X because he is not good").
The film deals with the manager of a fast-food restaurant who is manipulated by a caller claiming to be a police officer. He wants the manager to hold the suspect until he gets there and, in the meantime, conduct a search of the young woman. A strip-search.