Updated from five years ago. Little has changed
PESSIMISM WARNING! I hate to pee in your Cheerios, but nothing will change. Another mass shooting, another school shooting. It is just who we are. We are a toxic brew of violent nature, toxic masculinity, with a gun and target rich environment.
We are first in mass shootings, first in gun deaths, nearly half in suicides, and domestic abuse. More than any county of the “civilized” world, not at war. But nothing will change. We make it about anything other than intelligent gun control or an in-depth study of our violent culture and how we perpetuate it.
We don’t want to spend money on education to lift up people, we would rather spend it on prisons or shift school money to private schools. We would rather erect a wall than take a serious look at our own culture and its motivations and the dangers from within.
It must be about…
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2 thoughts on “Thoughts and Prayers….”
Not even 180 days into 2022 and already 200+ mass shootings……nothing will ever change and it is wasted breath to say ‘thoughts and prayers’….neither will stop this insanity. chuq
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All that you’ve expressed is tragically true.