Another random attack gripped the nation this week. The victim, a 4-year-old girl, was gruesomely decapitated in Taipei City's Neihu District. In two recent horrific murders, both suspects escaped the fate of receiving the death penalty because they were diagnosed with psychiatric disorders.
Frustration, confusion, helplessness, and anger: these are the emotions that go through people at the time of a tragedy. Why does it happen? What could we have done to prevent it? What can we do to achieve justice? And what should we do to prevent similar tragedies from happening again? These are the questions we ask ourselves.
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After a traumatic experience, it is normal to feel sad, frightened, anxious and disconnected. That's maybe what a growing number of people have been experiencing following the continuous string of terrorist attacks that we have seen around the world in recent months and years.
Don't dwell on the negative -- focus on the positive side of humanity instead: This is positive thinking. There is some merit to this way of thinking, but does it apply to every situation?
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