What you see below is a young professional's resume, a guy who clearly enjoys the business world and who was keen to go far.

Declan Garrity is a 24-year-old native of Tyrone in Ireland on a J-1 visa in America like hundreds of thousands before him. His Facebook page (now closed) showed a sharp young man hanging out with a group of friends and a girlfriend. He likes to be “constantly learning when challenged.”

He seems like a very smart young guy making his way.

Take a look.

His resume, on LinkedIn, reads “Four years experience in financial planning, project management and setting strategy. Key skills in working in teams from international backgrounds, leadership, strategic thinking and quantitative analysis. International Volunteering experience in Russia, South Africa and Mozambique. A competitive market orientated professional with an interest in global markets and multinational companies. Motivated by maintaining a tight work ethic, constantly learning whilst being challenged.

"Major Accomplishments

• GPA 3.80 - Masters in International Business and specialization in Investment Banking

• Presented to senior management at Fidelity Investments on their global IT solutions

• Summer Research Analyst in market analysis of international economic development agencies

"Specialties include: Investment Banking • Corporate Finance • Quantitative Analysis • Cross-cultural Management • Global Economics • International Accounting • Business Development."

This talented young man hid a horrible secret. Garrity, from Omagh, County Tyrone, was arrested last Wednesday and has been charged with felony animal cruelty. He appears in court today to answer those charges.

Lucy, the cat Garrity allegedly abused, underwent a number of surgeries last week, the New York Daily News reports. The police stated that the cat had fractured hind legs and bruises on her back. Another source told the New York newspaper that bones in Lucy’s face were broken, as was her pelvis. Her nails were ripped out and she was burnt.

The roommate, Danielle, who Garrity met via Craigslist, told DNAinfo that she came home from her an overnight shift at her nursing job on Saturday to find her cat hiding in its carrier, one of its paws twisted in the wrong direction and missing fur, according to the complaint filed. She also found paper towels matted with cat fur and blood in the bathroom.

She then took the cat to the vet, who revealed the full extent of its injuries. She said that she send Garrity a text message asking if he had seen anything unusual and that the truth only dawned on her when he never responded.

"I didn’t see it, until I saw the whole picture," she said.

Welcome to the banality of evil.

That is the title of a breakthrough book by Hannah Arendt who mapped the career of Adolf Eichmann, a Nazi mass murderer who somehow justified his murders by normalizing them

The writer Edward Herrmann explained: “Doing terrible things in an organized and systematic way rests on "normalization." This is the process whereby ugly, degrading, murderous, and unspeakable acts become routine and are accepted as "the way things are done." There is usually a division of labor in doing and rationalizing the unthinkable.

I don’t know what evil was allegedly coursing through Declan Gerrity’s veins when he allegedly tortured the poor car to where it needed to be on life support.

I do know he will be in court this Monday to answer for his horrific act. I hope he sees justice served for picking on a poor, inoffensive animal.

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