What is there to think about, anyway? What is there to say, really, except that there's absolutely no excuse? No excuse for the policy makers and officers, but neither is there one for the brutalized young perpetrators.
The reason for Kepler-22b's fame is that it might sustain living organisms. But what if it does? I suspect that if life were discovered the first thing we'd want to do after we'd recovered from the initial awe would be to exploit it.
To be therapeutic, addressing our differences must include seeking truth, both the subjective and the factual. This can only be done when we see our own mistakes, and recognize how much in common we all have.
Humiliation can spiral to the point that it haunts us. Emotions, at their core, are bodily states of arousal. It is bodily arousal over which one has no direct control that makes the obsession painful and compulsive.