not in my book; though George zimmerman might make a good mentor for inner city kids and aaron hernandez could be an effective baby sitter -- I don't give them the chance. They've lost that chance and privelege by their past actions.
same with the heroin addict
Funny. Since I gave up grains, sugar, dairy and processed foods, my addictive behaviors have stopped. I no longer feel like I'm empty and trying to fill something up. I'm no longer anxious, worried about the future, and missing today.
You could very well be throwing out the baby with the bathwater here. Reference: Peter Attia's TED talk as a parallel.