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. Emily P.G. Erickson is a freelance writer who holds a master’s degree in psychology. Formerly a mental health researcher, Emily specializes in service journalism about psychology and parenting. She has written for major digital publications, including Health, The New York Times, Reviewed, Romper, WIRED, and more. Emily is a professional member of the American Society for Journalists and Authors (ASJA) and a member of the Association for Writers & Writing Programs (AWP). You can find the latest from Emily at www.emilypgerickson.com.

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