Comments for: The roots of mass murder

Posted Dec. 23, 2012, at 11:52 a.m.

Every mass shooting has three elements: the killer, the weapon and the cultural climate. As soon as the shooting stops, partisans immediately pick their preferred root cause with corresponding pet panacea. Names are hurled, scapegoats paraded, prejudices vented. The argument goes nowhere. Let’s be serious: 1. The weapon Within hours …

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