Is there any greater irony than an authority figure harming those they’re trying to look after through a safety measure? A penguin parent smothering their hatchlings through protectiveness. Ed Gein’s mother psychologically warped him in an attempt to keep him free from sin. The entries on this list all had equally counterintuitive results, and in most cases were even more tragic.
This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!