Our inmate populations are heavily skewed with indigenous, those subjected to adoption or foster care and those who struggled to survive so far below the poverty line that they became desperate.
They swell the numbers in our prisons and asylums as society miserably fails them.
Some enlist in our defence services where the discipline moulds them.
Most thrive but some find the power and control of killing others an antidote to their marginalisation.
We must do better than this if we are to grow as humans beans …