Son of Blogger


What can you learn from a serial killer?  It’s up to you, but David Berkowitz’s musings are worth reading.

I was in grade school when the Son of Sam murders captivated the country’s imagination.  It was an odd time in my life.  Saturday Night Live was the most talked about television show.  America, by and large, had decided to put Watergate and Vietnam onto the backburner.  We were ready to laugh. But David Berkowitz and so many others stood in the wings, drawing us back to ugliness and death.  Hard as we tried to break free from misery, suffering, and sickness, they kept pulling us back in.

Redemption is such a beautiful thing.  In David Berkowitz’s writing, we learn that redemption is available to the worst of us. 

Thanks to Dean’s World for finding this and this.

Author: William Hennessy

Co-founder of St. Louis Tea Party Coalition and Nationwide Chicago Tea Party Persuasive design expertLatest book: Turning On Trump: An Evolution (2016)Author of The Conservative Manifest (1993), Zen Conservatism (2009), Weaving the Roots (2011), and Fight to Evolve (2016)I believe every person deserves the dignity of meaningful work as the only path to human flourishing.