…ng to look at — particularly if it triggers our knowledge of real racism, oppression, and violence. But this is also why we have real journalists, on the ground, skilled at investigating a story and determining what happened — so we don’t have to rush to judgment. So what if I don’t find out about what happened until an hour later?
From a legal perspective, Sabatello says the argument that “my genes made me do it” raises questions about free will. “If genetics makes us do something beyond our control,” she says, “it takes away a key notion of human agency—the very feature that makes us human.”