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Why Peace Will Always Be An Uphill Battle…

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Here’s the thing… most people agree that war is a bad thing. Most people agree that peace and love and hugs are inherently better than war and hate and punches.

So if most people agree peace is better, why do we have so much trouble maintaining peace?

Well, it’s because we refuse to accept one harsh truth about the universe… Read the rest of this entry

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Stop Pretending You Have the Answers

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After the Newtown killings, Joe Biden talked about the need to get rid of assault weapons. At one point, he said, “You don’t need an AR-15. Buy a shotgun!”

Well, Mr. Biden, Aaron Alexis killed 12 people with a shotgun and a handgun.

 

NRA Spokeman Wayne LaPierre said that if armed security officers had been used at the Newtown school, “26 innocent lives might have been spared that day.”

LaPierre also said, “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.”

That’s right. According to LaPierre, that’s the only way. Read the rest of this entry

Grand Theft Auto IV Doesn’t Kill people…

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In this blog, I’m going to be discussing a horribly tragic event. This week, an 8 year old boy shot and killed his own grandmother. Let me be absolutely clear here…

This event is tragic and my heart goes out to that family. I have no doubt this boy doesn’t understand the significance of what he’s done and I’m equally sure it’s something that will haunt him for the rest of his life. It’ll haunt him and his parents.

So that’s four lives (at least) that were destroyed by this horribly tragic event.

With that said, I’m going to dip into some seriously controversial territory. Read the rest of this entry

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