Posted November 4, 2015 10:00 pm by Comments

By Dan Zimmerman


Reader John O. writes:

Like most other Americans, it is with great sadness that I react to news reports of firearm-related violence. As someone who has made a career of education, I share a connection to my students, and it disturbs me on a personal level when I hear that students have been targeted in a place like the one I strive to make a safe haven for all. It seems all too often that another troubled human being makes the choice to end the lives of many others, and again we find ourselves struggling to find the answer to that persistent question…why? Why is this happening? Why would a person end the life of another human being, let alone the lives of many? Why do some of them choose schools as places to commit these horrific acts? Why can’t we seem to do anything to stop these crimes? . . .

The answer to all of these is…I don’t know. And I’m not afraid to say that. I don’t know. I don’t know what drives a human being to do such a terrible thing. I wish I did, but I don’t. I don’t know and probably never will.

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