2018 03 11: A Lenten Murder Mystery

Have you ever wondered why the most cheerful, mindlessly enjoyable, curled-up-in-front-of-the-fireplace coziest TV shows are always about murder?  Strange as it may be, for some reason there are few things with more power to make us feel safe, reassured and content, like all’s well with the world, than a good murder mystery.  The more terrible the murder, the better... Why do we love these kinds of stories?  Why do stories that are—don’t forget—about murder make us feel safe and secure and happy?