To an extent. Most authoritarians are stupid and brought up by other authoritarians. If we accept, even to a small degree, the idea that someone raised in an abusive family is more likely to be abusive and/or commit crime, then we should extend the same courtesy to those raised in abusively authoritarian households.

Psychology graduate with interests in values and morality, cognition and executive function, and High Functioning Depression. Kiwi living in London, UK.

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