Monday, April 16, 2007

The Terrible Events Today at Virginia Tech

So much to feel... so little to say.


Hussite said...

What is it about us that requires a target where to vent our anger and assign blame? I guess a dead body will not suffice. When nothing was known European press started with Charlton Heston. That is a start. Now he is known to be an immigrant. Not Arab? Not Mexican? Too bad. We will have to settle with Korea. Any political affiliations? How about religious affiliations? Can we sue the parents? Something, anything alive to whom we can vent our wrath, and then do something proactive (legal) to make sure that, by God, this will not happen again?


There is evil in the world and sometimes it simply manifests itself in a person's actions and there is nothing that can be done to fix it except grieve.

Jon Trott said...

How similar those thoughts are to mine. Our culture has that instant "Someone MUST be blamed!" instinct. But blame often spreads evil instead of overcoming it with good. And even that, for this writer, is saying too much.

Colin A. Lamm said...

Jon, your comment in its brevity says a lot. I agree!