Because they could

“One of them says, ‘Why did they do it?’⁣

And the other says, ‘Because they could.’⁣

That is the only answer there ever is.”

— Naomi Alderman, The Power

One of them says, ‘Why did they do it?’⁣  And the other says, ‘Because they could.’⁣  That is the only answer there ever is

Published by Emily P.G. Erickson

Emily P.G. Erickson is a writer with a master's degree in psychology. She crafts helpful, science-backed pieces that come straight from the heart. Her writing about mental health, mindfulness, and motherhood has appeared in The New York Times, Elemental, Forge, and more.

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