Psychopaths are a rare breed. They makeup one percent of the general population and are harder to spot than a needle in a haystack. Outwardly, psychopaths can appear charming and normal. Yet their lack of conscience and empathy makes them wolves in sheep’s clothing. In October 2005, neuroscientist James Fallon was studying serial killers’ brain scans. He was looking for patterns in the brain that signify if a person has psychopathic tendencies or not.
Imagine you’re a stranger in a strange land far from home. You’re fleeing a brutal government responsible for the imprisonment, torture, and death of your family and friends. You’ve lost everything and traveled miles. You’ve risked it all to find a safe place.
A hitchhiker died recently in the streets of Philadelphia. The hitchhiker caught rides across Canada and Europe without problems until one tragic day in July of 2015. The hitchhiker was once asked, “Are you afraid?” “Of course I am, but that’s the price of adventure, right?”