2. 20% of violent crime is committed by a very small number of men who had difficult births and suffered parental rejection in their early childhood.
3. Crime is a proxy for disaffection and the degeneration of our adherence to universal morals -- the voice inside us that says a criminal act is wrong. To commit a crime is to say you are not a stakeholder in the society to which you belong; and plainly there are very many more non-stakeholders than there used to be. What a doubling of crime in the last decade really means is that there are twice as many people who can explain away to themselves why they can steal; that their need is deserved and their act excusable; that the object of their attentions can deal with what has happened -- that he, she, or it is not "a victim".