Mass Shootings and the World Liberalism Made
The debate over more or less gun control completely misses the horrifying heart of the matter: the modern world breeds the nihilism behind mass shootings.
Sandy Hook was supposed to be the tipping point in our national conversation about mass shootings. This wasn’t a shopping mall or movie theater. It wasn’t a high school. We could imagine this happening at a high school. We had seen that before.
But we could not imagine anyone shooting six-year-olds. It was so monstrous that it seemed beyond the pale of p…
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