Crime and Punishment
The Criminal: Identification and Appropriate action.
A Case Study
The twenty eight year old man standing before the judge's bench is a criminal. He hasn't been officially identified as such yet.
As a matter of fact, he soon will be booked for the petty crime of shoplifting and as a first offender. Actually, he is guilty of
thousands of crimes including check forging, breaking and entry, and burglary. He is also guilty of aggravated assault on 325
strangers, 15 of whom have since died from their wounds, and 63 of them are so disabled that they have not worked since. He has
set fiftytwo fires in which eight people have died. His first arson was when he was three, but that and fifteen other arrests
have been expunged from the record because they all occurred before he was eighteen.
The man has pimped, beating women into submission and conditioning them into having sex with any man who would pay. He has acted
as a male prostitute, available to either men or women who were willing to pay. He has committed over a hundred rapes, some of the
women are still seeing doctors and one has died from the trauma. He has kidnapped and placed eight women in houses of prostitution.
Yet, he will only be fined twenty five dollars and let go as a first offender even though the policeman bites his lip and remembers
him when he was a juvenile offender. If the policeman should speak up, the judge would censure him for being out of order. The
offender could be dismissed on that technicality if it occurred.
The man comes from well to do family, and received every educational advantage, though he dropped out of college before the end of
his sophomore year. He was married once and has two children whom he seldom sees and does not support. He has three other children
he doesn't know exist. One is from a rape case who was too embarrassed to tell anyone until it was too late for an abortion. His wife
knew him as a profligate, philanderer, and a periodic alcoholic. She would still take him back, if he would just promise to be good
and stop drinking. He does go back to her occasionally and con her out of some money, though he could easily steal more anyplace else.
Occasionally, in a burst of sentimentality he has sent his children expensive toys, which he paid for with stolen money. He has also
sent poems and flowers to his wife.
He has confessed a long list of sins to his priest. Once, after spending a night praying in the chapel, he left the confession
booth and knocked off a gas station. Leaving the attendant unconscious, he returned to the church and gave nearly all of the money
to the priest for an orphanage. The priest noted the smell of oil that clung to the money, and, remembering the man's confessions,
hesitated an instant before placing the money in an envelope in the parish safe. The night after he was fined and released for
shoplifting the man acted on a crime he had been planning for a week. He had seen a busty woman on the subway who had reminded him
of his mother. He had followed her home to her apartment, and watched her residence for several days. Once confident of her schedule
he entered her place and crept into her bedroom. It was a warm night, and he could see her plainly by the light of the street lamp.
She was sleeping on her stomach. Without waking her he pulled up her night gown exposing her thighs and buttocks. She rolled over
without waking up and he could lift her gown higher exposing her breasts. He played with her breasts until he awakened her. She
This angered the man and he clamped his hand over her mouth. He warned her not to make any more noise or he would cut her throat. He
showed her a long knife and placed it nearby on a dresser. From then on she complied with his wishes. He unzipped his pants and put
his penis into her mouth. The imagery of his mother sucking his penis occurred. This angered him and he struck her. This terrified
her, but she made no noise. He then took off his clothes, raped her, and committed sodomy. He spent the night fondling her and raping
her several times. In the gray dawn he dressed, took whatever money and trinkets he could find and slipped out after threatening her
if she said anything to anyone.
The woman was too embarrassed to say anything to anyone. After all, her experience was not too different from others she had had
with friends. She had had several other men, and this case was only the roughest and most threatening in her experience. She left
her clerking job without notice, and moved by bus to another city. In a few months she actually thought little of it, like thousands
of other similar cases that have happened to other women.
This sordid story is fictitious, but not unrealistic. It actually is a melding of three true stories covering three age levels.
The history touches on the magnitude of crimes which one man can commit, many of the worst of which the criminal doesn't even
remember. The statistics show that 80% of the crimes are committed by 20% of the criminals. We can identify that 20%.
If the policeman had gone to the shoplifter's home, he would have found five color televisions sets with store labels still on
them stacked in one of the rooms along with sterling silver in a closet and many other unfenced items, some of which will be given
away. Though the pragmatic policeman thought of going to the prisoner's apartment, which was under an assumed name, he didn't do it,
because the prisoner has "rights", and because one could only surmised but not prove that the "criminal" had stolen them. There was
also a drawer full of women's panties, some of them bloody. This was a fetish on the man's part.
The misunderstood criminal
It is true that there are mischievous minor crimes committed by juveniles between 14 and 21 years of age. Many of these are our own
children or may be ourselves. These types of crimes are best handled with social humiliation and family disgrace. They rarely require
incarceration, although it happens. Most citizens tend to consider the criminal to be much like themselves, but with a "tough
upbringing", or "poor parenting". This is rarely the case and not what we are discussing here.
Much of the problem of crime is in a complete misunderstanding of crime and the criminal who perpetrates it. There is a failure to
understand that each criminal caught stands for hundreds if not thousands of unsolved crimes. Each criminal caught is usually one of
the less accomplished and more careless individuals engaged in crime. He is then treated as though he could be cured of his criminal
ways. The prison sentence is then applied for reasons of revenge, punishment, and/or treatment, as if that had anything to do with
solving the problem of increasing crime.
The rights of criminals
As a problem to society, there is an additional propensity to promote an attitude and procedure in dealing with crime in a
back-end-to fashion. A criminal is treated like an ordinary good-and-innocent person and should be treated instead like a
bad-and-guilty person that he is.
Much of what we shall discuss here has a scientific foundation in the work of Sarnoff Mednick at the University of Southern
California. He has traced the lives of 14,000 adopted children both from average parents and from convicts in about equal
proportions. He has shown that to a remarkable degree children of criminals are criminals themselves.
The heritable criminal
A criminal is an alien creature who is the result of an evolutionary experiment. His behavior has a genetic factor and his
personality is fragmented as only an alien complex social animal can be. His condition is heritable and there is no cure
for it. A study of many criminals reveals characteristics that recur in every such individual.
The "schizoid" personality
We have other heritable pathological behavioral traits. Schizophrenia, and Huntington's disease are two well known serious
examples. A very common less serious heritable behavioral problem is dyslexia. This problem varies from a person who becomes
ill at the thought of reading, on one hand, to a person who can not read on the other hand. There are many heritable behavioral
traits many of them are beneficial and called talents. We have no trouble now with heritable behavioral patterns as a concept.
We have dealt with that problem in previous chapters. We have concluded that primitives and barbarians have types of behavior that
are heritable. Some psychologists have contemplated the possibility that a criminal is an evolutionary regression, but for the
curious split in the personality of the criminal. By reason of that split in the personality, and because it is significantly
different from schizophrenia, it is called a schizoid personality. The schizoid is lacking in hallucinations that are consistent
Yet, the study of a criminal's personality reveals many "insane" features. Because it is heritable and not developed by the
environment, many people have difficulty placing responsibility on the criminal. The paranoid schizophrenic personality is
consistently "forgiven" and placed in an insane asylum instead of in jail. There a murderer will be treated for several months
and released. These released "patients" are the source of many instances where murders are committed on the way home from the
hospital. We have difficulty in learning that these genetic criminals are the most dangerous and should be eliminated from society
first. Above all, care should be taken that they have no children, for a palpable percentage of them will be a danger and expense
to future generations.
The elusive schizoid
The fact that the more dangerous schizoid personality is so close to the better known paranoid schizophrenia is that insanity is
easy for the schizoid to contrive. He thus avoids jail and execution. A schizoid is adept at providing a story that a prison
psychologist and sociologist want to hear. The story of murder by reason of momentary insanity is only recently, in a few instances,
being seen as the fraud that it is. Most crimes have been planned and practiced for a long time. Each crime has been selected from
hundreds of less feasible crimes that have planned and thought over thousands of times.
If a crime seems to be impulsive, it is because it neatly fits into a pattern that the criminal has memorized. An isolated unarmed
and unprotected situation where negotiable property is exposed fits an ideal formulation that a criminal has in his mind. This is
so quickly recognized by the criminal that the incident seems impulsive, but that is not so. It is a situation with which the criminal
has practiced many times. A person with his attention riveted on an exciting event with his back pocket and wallet exposed may seem
adventitious, but the pickpocket has traveled an hour by subway to be ready to take advantage of that situation.
We have mentioned the schizoid feature several times without being too specific about it. There are times when the criminal feels
remorseful, especially when he is in jail. At these times he may suddenly become religious. He may attend church services and do a
lot of reading of the Bible and praying. To the criminal psychologists this may be termed the "Monastic phase." Many well meaning
social workers are taken in by this phase in the criminal's personality. It appears that the criminal is sincerely remorseful and
reformed. To a degree the prisoner believes it himself. Parole boards must beware of this. It also occurs to a lesser degree at times
when the prisoner is free on his own. It is ironic, but at times like these, the criminal will occasionally become a fraudulent
minister, and be successful at it. The situation frequently fails when the minister runs off with the choir soprano.
An approach to crime as a social problem should entail several informed principles:
(1) The schizoid has a heritable behavior pattern.
(2) To the schizoid crime is exciting, and normal behavior is boring.
(3) The mind of the schizoid is fragmented with paradoxical content in each fragment.
(4) The schizoid is completely foreign and alien to a normal average person. He is born alien, and this is to be distinguished
from a person who is born normal and since become alienated. The first mental state is heritable, and the second alienation is a
conditioned mental state usually not involving crime. We have discussed this in the chapter on reverence.
(5) The schizoid inherits this behavioral pattern through his or her father.
Though a criminal's personality seems so strange that it is easily confused with insanity, actually, when a criminal is psychopathic,
the insanity is strongly anti-crime. It has been found that about three percent of incarcerated criminals have spells of psychopathy
at which time they are messianic and would have nothing to do with either a crime or a criminal. The psychosis acts as though it were
a severe backlash of conscience. This is the monastic phase. A crime during a criminal's psychosis would be highly improbable. Crime
takes coordination, strength and skill that insanity would obviate. As an informed person, you know that there are several types of
psychosis. We have been talking about the schizoid personality. Both the schizoid and schizophrenic have split personalities in that
the victim will evidence at least two widely disparate personalities at separate times.
The schizophrenic will always hallucinate, whereas the schizoid will not. The schizophrenic is a social cripple when he is psychotic,
he needs some sort of supervision, the schizoid does not. In the case of schizophrenia if only one parent has the problem, fifteen
percent of the children will inherit it. If both parents are schizophrenic, thirty percent of the children will have the problem.
The schizoid and the schizophrenic
The statistics of the schizoid personality are somewhat different. Whereas, the schizophrenics may inherit through both parents, the
schizoid may inherit through the father only. Under normal conditions the children of schizoids test for a more unstable vasomotor
system. The females are considerably more susceptible to hysteria. Both male and female are more sickly. These symptoms are hardly
specific enough to make a diagnosis. However, twenty percent of a schizoid's children will be arrested and convicted. Many of the
convictions will be for felonies. In a sense the schizoid and anti-social personality is much more dangerous to society than the
schizophrenics. The paranoid schizophrenic may be responsible for murders on occasions, but the schizoids often are responsible for
many felonies and murders. As a matter of fact schizoids are responsible for a large percentage of crimes: at least sixty percent.
In brief the personality of the schizoid man, or antisocial man, encompasses the following features: stealing, picking pockets,
promiscuity, rape, murder, search for power, and pathological lying. Pathological lying is the case where the person lies when he
doesn't have to.
The Schizoid Woman
The personality of the schizoid woman parallels the man in most respects, except she is not as violent. Her promiscuity leads easily
to prostitution. She will go to singles bars even if she is married. She may engage in prostitution for pocket money. Her stealing
exhibits itself mostly as shoplifting, though she is not above stealing from friends and strangers if valuable property is left
unguarded. She is more susceptible to, drugs and is less likely to be cured of them. She generally seeks out a schizoid man to
pair with. They may marry the first time. After that they do not bother with the ceremonies. At times, when the man is "hot",
and must lie low, his woman will supply their needs by prostituting.
Poverty and crime
Both schizoid personalities, male and female, seek out the slum areas to find shelter. They feel more comfortable there. This
propensity often misleads sociologists to consider them as under-privileged. They are often uneducated because they cannot stand
the confinement of the schools. Illiteracy is high in incidence with them. They frequently move, especially if they feel people
are getting to recognize them. Both are susceptible to alcohol and other drugs. It is often when their addiction becomes very
demanding that they tend to become careless and susceptible to detection and arrest. Because of his desire for power, the most
frequent alternative to the criminal life is the ministry and the bureaucracy.
The antisocial person
The antisocial person has autonomy. He is limited to the less violent crimes of burglury, pick-pocketing, car theft, embezzlement,
and such. He chooses when he will commit a crime. In most all his off hours he is planning his next "caper". During the day, he will
plan thirty to forty, and select the most feasible. He uses many aliases. He knows that most of his crimes will go unsolved. Many
will not even be reported. He knows that from his actions alone the police will be overwhelmed with cases to investigate, and that
in a large city with several hundred people like himself active at the same time that the crime load is tremendous. He is conscious
and selective of what he is doing. He is hyperactive, possessing tremendous energy , moving constantly and quickly from place to
place. He is knowledgeable of right and wrong, but thinks of everything with respect to himself alone. He craves power and dominance.
Four things are constantly on his mind: robbery, assault, sex and power. Rape encompasses all four.
An antisocial criminal usually takes up residence in a large metropolitan area. A small town where he would soon be known is inimical
to his needs. He may on occasions leave the site of his operations, especially, if he is "hot". Curiously, he feels very strange in
another city. His carefully planned escape routes and familiar hideouts have all been left behind. Probably, for that reason he almost
invariably returns to his home city to take up residence in a different slum area. They very often use abandoned buildings to which
they gain entrance by approaching them through a labyrinth and concealed doors.
He can be married and have children, but he is a poor husband and father. His wife eventually sees him as a profligate, philanderer,
prevaricator, braggart, and alcoholic, who is an exacting perfectionist, and extremely sensitive to a put-down. He is always glib and
self-deluding. Regardless of the frequency and variety of sex, he feels sexually inadequate. He wants children, but is an inadequate
father, demanding instant obedience.
Because he feels sexually inadequate, he has a tendency to seek females without experience. A virgin is particularly gratifying
because she has had no other experience with which to compare. Sometimes this criminal will seek out a child to seduce for the feeling
of total control and power..
The "stranger wife"
A male patient came to my office complaining that his marriage was falling apart. He had been driving down a main street one summer
evening on the way back to his office to get some work he had forgotten. As he was driving along, he was shocked to see his wife
being driven into a motel by a strange man. He quickly parked his car and observed from a vantage point as the two of them went
into a motel room together after the man had signed the register.
I knew the wife but briefly. She "hated" doctors. Actually, she was afraid of them and often put off going to them with ailments
that needed early treatment. I also knew her parents and had noted her hazel eyes and their clear blue eyes. Such a combination is
genetically impossible under normal conditions of a faithful marriage. I do not know whether her father knew that she was not his
The patient was an accountant and frequently brought home a portfolio to work on at home. During such evenings the wife frequently
went out with a "girl friend". Sometimes they went to a "show" together. At times they took a table in a local bar and "talked".
A few years previous she had bleached her hair. This always signified to me a change in a woman's personality.
Her husband said she was a terrific housekeeper. He often described how she could begin in the attic at eight in the morning and
clean the house to a spic and span condition be ten in the morning. Her children were neatly dressed in clothes she sewed herself.
She was a barrel of energy. She liked to drink, and frequently became drunk to the husband's annoyance. She dominated the family.
He gave her all his pay check, and she paid all the bills. They had no savings account. She bought expensive gadgets to decorate
the home whenever they had a little money ahead. Quite frequently she ran up a large account on a credit card, and that was about
the only thing that he found fault with. When they "fought", she had a loud voice that the neighbors could hear. She was very
"picky" and blamed him for everything that went wrong.
I listened to him for an hour, and finally said: "The only thing you haven't told me about is her shoplifting." His jaw dropped and
said that she had been arrested once for that, but since she cried and made much of her pregnancy at the time she weaseled her way
out of it. He wanted to know if I some how knew of that from another source. I explained to him that it was part of a syndrome,
and that with the other things he had told me that it was expected. She had three beautiful children. All were good kids and
capable in school. None had any history of ever stealing. Both her
"legal" parents were fine people, but we know nothing about the music teacher, except that he very probably seduced his pupil.
I explained to my patient that the condition was hereditary, but that he need not worry about his children because it was only
heritable through the father.
Details and evidence of this schizoid personality fills volumes.
The evidence that the condition is hereditary cannot be denied except under the
most liberal attitudes with a miraculous factor.
Understanding of the antisocial personality can only be appreciated through an understanding of evolution. It is an evolutionary
reversion to a pre-human condition. The tiger is a good example of its persistence to this day. The tiger is non-social. It does
not form prides as does the lion. The expression: "Only one tiger to a hill" covers the situation. When the individual human
inherits the same qualities, we see the antisocial personality. The throw-back is never a perfect copy of the original. It is
built on a different foundation. There are many examples of Nature's experiments in this field. The reversion of the mammal back
to the sea as a seal and a whale is an outstanding example. They are fish like, but they still depend on breathing air. So it is
with the schizoids. They are throwbacks but with a difference. It is Nature's way of re-exploring a primitive mode. If the re-explored
mode is fit, it persists.
The literate barbarian criminals
Other forms of criminality relate to literate barbarians. Such people keep within the law only if it suits them. If their needs
become pressing, they will do unlawful acts to fill their needs. Many, many people justify this point of view. I have heard a
minister justify a person's stealing food if he had starving children at home. However, sociological studies have found that a
thief does not always have starving children at home. Sometimes the thief is found to be quite well off. Literate Barbarians sometime
find that crime is a lucrative way of life. It can become a business. Underworld families and organized crime are the result of this.
The word family is well chosen for this instance. Often, gangs are not well organized, and their actions crude.
It has been argued that society really needs these criminals. They provide such age-old services as smuggling, prostitution,
kidnapping, murder for hire, and sundry other things that civilization seems to require. Sometimes it seems impossible to imagine
a society without those features. Where would fictional detective stories be without them? Where would a dissatisfied husband find
sexual gratification? Where would a barbarian father take his son to learn about sex?
It has been implied that the steward needs no law enforcing agencies to supervise his activities. If he is informed and sees the
reason behind the law, he will abide by it. A long-term solution of crime and many other problems is the evolutionary progression of
mankind toward such a level of development. This has already occurred naturally through sexual mate selection and the early demise
of bad guys, to a great extent.
However in the courtroom and prisons, Man has superseded Nature in the control of his destiny. In many instances man seems to be
working against Nature: violating many of Nature's laws.
We allow marriages and conjugal meetings with prisoners! This is justified because it is believed by some that it eases the work
of jailers by relieving the frustrations in jails. It is believed that this eases the job of rehabilitating the criminals in spite
of the fact that many investigations have not turned up any positive findings. Conjugal visits, especially if they might result in
progeny, are antithetical to reason and the welfare of society.
Repeated studies have shown that about the only benefit jails have is that they keep the criminals off the streets for a
predetermined length of time. One report in this respect was so negative that it simply stated that jails are a waste of money.
Once the criminal was convicted, he should be let go because a term in jail aggravates the situation by giving the criminal the
opportunity to compare modes of operation, and to sophisticate his procedures. It also hardened him to society as a whole. After
a sojourn in jail, he seemed to have less consideration for his victims. He was more ready to conclude that a dead witness would
Criminal burn out
Criminals often "burn out" around the age of forty. This misleads psychologists into thinking they finally have been reformed,
whereas, they really have "outgrown" their condition. Their slowed reaction time and lost muscular coordination seems to have a
little to do with it. Their decreased testosterone may have a role in it as well. Their exciting drive is dulled and they revert
to dreaming about crime rather than doing it.
For six thousand years criminal law has been the logic of relating crime to punishment. Criminal law was first codified by
literate barbarians, and naturally, it was literally barbaric. However, as we became acquainted with the apparent results, we
wondered about the effectiveness with our more civilized methods. Civilization is logically equated with restraint. With the
treatment of criminals restraint defeats the purpose.
Capitol punishment and evolution
In the "old days" all felons were executed. From the standpoint of evolution this makes sense, and there is some evidence that it
was quite effective, but for reasons not understood by the civilization of the time. By capitol punishment (death), they calculated
to deter crime. Deterrence does not apply to schizoids. What it did was to destroy the schizoid, anti-social personality, and
eliminated them from the social gene pool by frequent executions.
Where this was done consistently, the schizoid personality became a rarity. This has been noted by some who have studied the Chinese
and Japanese criminals with this in mind. In some instances this was made even more consistent in ancient civilizations in that
when a criminal was convicted of a felony, his whole family was hunted down and executed. This was particularly true when the felon
was a traitor. This stemmed from the idea that if one person in a family were found to be disloyal it was assumed that the rest of
the family approved.
Unknowingly, and without understanding, this was a most effective treatment of a hereditary condition. Logically, it was unjust,
because they were punishing people for things they did not do. At one time, in the eastern world, all thieves were crucified.
Somehow, this was not found to be logical and just. The pain and suffering was not commensurable with the deed. Logically, such
severe punishment hardened the criminal and during a crime he tended to kill all possible witnesses to avoid being convicted.
The jury system
We are fearful that the wrong person might be convicted of a crime. This has happened. With our methods it is remarkable that it
has not happened more often. The jury system is the finest for dispersing the responsibility for wrongful conviction. At the same
time the jury system we have is probably the most certain way to have totally unqualified people judge us. They are usually
selected for not having an education. Doctors, ministers and lawyers are usually disqualified by the defense lawyers, if they do
not find a way to excuse themselves because of financial hardship. By law, jurors may not be sued for wrongful conviction. Even
if they were, jury in a court of law would be difficult to convict for each juror would blame the next. This eliminates the jurors
from accountability. Jurors may even excuse someone from a crime because they do not like the law. It is reasoned, however, that
among twelve people as jurors probably one will be moral and will not vote with the rest if he feels their conclusion is wrong.
The way the jury system is operated causes some built in weaknesses. A primitive jury will not convict a primitive for doing a
primitive thing. A barbarian jury will not convict a barbarian for a barbarism. Logically, a jury of physicians will not convict
a physician. Yet, if a physician is to have a jury of his peers, a jury of physicians only would qualify. The law says that a man
should have a jury of his peers, but it does not extend to the professionals. Among physicians particularly, juries have convicted
where there is no justification. Discussing medical problems is apt to be over the head of most jurors.
The chilling O.B. story
Among my colleagues was a woman who worked in gynecology and obstetrics. One day during the winter she had to deliver a child
during a power outage. As a consequence, the delivery room was chilly enough that a few of the delivery room assistants wore
sweaters. When the baby was born, it looked normal, but it was anacephalic; meaning that the cells of its brain lacked axions:
they were not connected together. The trial lasted for six weeks. The vegetable baby was on display in the court for the whole
time. Fourteen doctors testified for the obstetrician. Only one testified for the plaintiffs, but the jury found for them. From
the Scientific point of view the obstetrician could not have caused the problem if she had studied to do it. A condition caused
by a fault in development over several months could not have been caused by a chilly room at delivery. The jury apparently felt
that the family should receive support from the insurance company because of the pathetic condition of their baby.
Unfortunately, the judge was also anti-physician in his attitude. He commended the jury on their decision and bawled out the doctor.
This judgment undermined the confidence of other patients of the doctor. It caused a domino effect and another suit was brought
against her right after that. The same year she was recognized as the "The Woman Doctor of the Year" award for her contributions
to the Science of medicine and surgery.
Flawed to perfection
Everyone recognizes the flaws of the jury system, but doggedly proclaim it to be the finest system ever invented. This is
probably true, to some extent, in that they feel it protects the people against mad emperors and totalitarian governments of
all kinds. If one is convicted wrongfully by this system, one is likely to be wrongfully convicted by another jury. If one is
rightfully convicted by one jury, there is always a chance that another one will exonerate the criminal. A guilty criminal
thus has a chance of getting off by repeated appeals for trials by jury. Under the present system of laws, initiated by lawyers,
a convicted criminal with no money using public defenders can milk a society of extravagant legal fees by endless appeals.
The judiciary, as it now exists, is in the grip of dialectic materialism. Judges proclaim that the system protects the innocent
from improper incarceration. In contrast it certainly does not protect the innocent from more attacks, and it certainly protects
the criminal from justifiable imprisonment.
It should be against the law for a lawyer to knowingly defend a guilty person. His job should be to be sure that all the proper
steps of the law be taken. If, say the criminal has confessed to a crime, but the defending lawyer feels that the person is trying
to take the rap for another person, he should state his feeling and go on to try to show this flaw. If he knowingly should try to
get off a guilty person, he should be barred from the practice of law, and be liable himself. Police officers and detectives should
be compensated for bringing in live criminals: A bounty system. From the bounty should be
subtracted set amounts for improper procedures, but the case should not be thrown out of court because of them.
Once a person is convicted by the jury system for a felony or worse, the case should be reviewed by professionals, people who have
an experienced appreciation of evidence. With modern Scientific methods the criminal should lose all rights concerning
self-incrimination. That law was written when the only alternative was to beat the "truth" out of the suspect. The criminal
should be protected by law from all forms of torture and blackmail. He should be subjected to a lie detector, and it should
go on the record if he refuses. The lie detector should not be relied on for emotional responses alone. It should be used to
find missing evidence concerning the present crime being considered, and other crimes of which the person is not suspected.
It is very helpful if it turns up that the suspect has killed other victims.
All procedures should be to identify types of criminals and not necessarily to solve crimes.
It could be quite possible to identify a criminal without knowing any of his crimes.
Once past the jury, a criminal psychologist should be assigned to every case. His job should be to determine if the evidence is
adequately thorough and without technical errors. The criminal should be put on the polygraph and schizoid qualities could be
investigated. Does he feel sexually inadequate? Does he react unduly to a put-down? Is he monoistic? Is he an alcoholic and/or
hooked on other drugs? Is he a profligate and a philanderer? How does the criminal feel about other types of crimes? It should
be remembered that robbery, assault, and rape go together.
The criminal's family background should be reviewed. Are there other schizoids? Are there alcoholics and drug addicts (Not simply
drug users)? The incidence of alcoholism is unusually high in such families. Did he fraternize with criminals, and prostitutes?
Does he know the personnel of known fences? Do his quarters give any evidence like caches of stolen goods and souvenirs of rapes
and muggings such as newspaper clippings? All possible sources of evidence should be looked into to solidify the identification
of type. It is quite possible that if the person is innocent of the crime of which he is accused, he may yet be a criminal that
needs to be held.
If there is a mistake, the person should be compensated for his time and inconvenience. If the case is considered proven, it should
be reviewed by a second team, and finally a panel of judges. It should be at this time that the bounties for the police officers
should be paid. Once a criminal is identified as heritable, he should be immediately sterilized. If he has caused the death of a
good and innocent person, his tissues should be typed and his life forfeited to sustain the life of needy good people by supplying
necessary organs such as hearts, kidneys, bone marrow, bones, corneas, and maybe pituitaries: Whatever is needed.
A frequent question is: Who should decide? Well, we make such decisions every day. Doctors make decisions to cut organs out of
patients, some of them reproductive organs. We have to trust responsible, educated and experienced judges and doctors to make the
right decisions even if the decision must be made without knowledge of the criminals name.
As it is, it is the criminal who is making the decisions. He will decide on the sidewalk to instantly cut out the heart of an
innocent person, or blow out his brains in a dirty back room. People have a curious attitude about the acts of multiple criminals
as against a single improbable wrongful accusation. In other words people would rather see a criminal have his way with many crimes
rather that make a single mistake of a wrongful accusation. With repeated checks and balances we can be quite confident of
Lesser criminals should be put to work in prison factories the proceeds of which would go to support the prison system. They could
make materials used by the government: printed forms, license plates, bed frames for prisons and military barracks, trash cans,
wastepaper baskets, etc.. It should be the responsibility of the judiciary system to keep good records of the young and old,
convicted and nonconvicted for purposes of study. Now, under the mistaken idea that the young, under eighteen, should not be held
responsible for their actions, all their records are destroyed.
At this time we must go to such places as Denmark for records to study. Unfortunately, Denmark is such a small place that there are
not enough records to make a good showing of data for some types of criminals. There are other types of hereditary criminals. The
paranoid schizophrenic can suddenly go berserk and kill many good and innocent people. These are the most dangerous type of criminal
in that one never knows when their condition will reoccur in themselves and their off-spring. So far, these seem to be the only
criminals who kill and maim while they are insane. Once identified, they should be sterilized and never let go free.
The lives of prison guards and officers should be respected. Dangerous insane criminals should not ever be kept alive for more than
a reasonable time. Non-dangerous criminals, that is, people who have never been found to have committed an armed robbery, murder,
rape, arson, or crippled anyone, could be kept for an appropriate period of time. Some criminals are merely misdirected and do not
require long incarceration. This is already recognized in our judicial system.
Such people as pick-pockets, embezzlers, check forgers, some prostitutes, and such are usually non-dangerous and could be safely
used indefinitely. Prostitutes are dangerous to society in that they spread venereal diseases. Venereal diseases are sometimes
curable in people who will go to a bonafide physician, but they do maim and kill people who will not go to a physician. Anything
short of frequent medical exams of every individual involved, both male and female, would be dangerous to society. Such ideas seem
Since a prostitute usually is the female counterpart of the criminal, they do not exist alone. Where there are prostitutes, there
usually are all sorts of other criminals as well. The idea that a prostitute is a good girl on hard times and will make a good wife
for anyone who will rescue her is almost pure mythology. Prostitutes are usually painfully bored whenever they are "good", and
cannot be counted on for the fidelity that is usually needed for a good marriage.
By now, it must be evident that judges and qualified lawyers should have Scientific backgrounds. A knowledge of evolution and
heritable behavior traits would be important. The Science of criminality should especially be known. Superstitious judges should
not be allowed.
In summation, nowhere is it more true than that the criminal judiciary is crippled by dialectic materialism. To diminish crime
the judiciary must change its approach to its job. Instead of solving crimes, they should identify criminals. Instead of making
the punishment fit the crime, resulting actions should fit the criminal.
It is possible to develop a Scientific approach to this problem.
True justice to heal the ills of society cannot be attained in any other way.
The judicial system should be charged with the responsibility for keeping good Scientific records on all levels of criminality.
They should be made available to qualified Scientists for study. Scientific conclusions should be implemented in dealing with
criminals. When one thinks about it, there really is no other way.
Chapter 23.A Government In Truth.