Morning Overview · The LaPlacian Depravity
March 23, 2012 • 7:40AM

Look at the case of Robert Bales, an US soldier who allegedly shot 16 Afghan civilians earlier this month. Most people will try to find “the cause” in his background, family affairs, somewhere in the past, or simply isolate him as a lone shooter. However, what is determining the whole is of the future: A future called no future.