December 15, 2012

In the Wake of a Tragedy, It's Time to Experiment

Phil Plait, Slate

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Today is truly a horrible day, so terrible it’s difficult to process. As my heart sits in my chest, crushed, I think about the parents, the other children, everyone touched by what happened. I want to know why this happened, how it could happen.

Online and in the media I see a similar urge with those talking about this. And it’s a natural reaction to try to assign blame, saying it’s the fault of the NRA, or politicians, or a failed health care system.

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TAGGED: Gun Control, Democracy, Shooting