Originally Posted by djulian
I think people are affected by what they consume--like food affects your physical development, entertainment seems in some way to affect your social/moral/emotional development. For instance, Jeffery Dahmer mentioned in an interview before his execution that pornography played a significant role in developing the urges that ultimately led him to kill women.
Dahmer didn't kill women, he was convicted of murdering 17 men and boys. He wasn't executed either, he was sentenced to life in prison, where he was murdered. In any case, I'm skpetical of the capacity for self-assessment of someone as maladjusted as a Dahmer.