Why do idiots intentionally start bushfires in Australia?

Update: The Queensland police had to open fire on a moron arsonist in order to apprehend him after he was starting fires in rural areas. People do this on a scarily frequent basis but what compels them to just watch the world burn?
Update 2: 37% of bushfires in Australia are considered suspicious whereas 13% are proven to be started with malicious intent. During Black Saturday several fires were initially set which left 173 people dead and tens of millions of dollars worth of damage to property. The 400 bushfires across Victoria on Black Saturday gave... show more 37% of bushfires in Australia are considered suspicious whereas 13% are proven to be started with malicious intent. During Black Saturday several fires were initially set which left 173 people dead and tens of millions of dollars worth of damage to property. The 400 bushfires across Victoria on Black Saturday gave off the equivalent energy of 1,500 atomic bombs.

They should shoot these cretins on sight. Stop doing it!
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