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Response to HereSince1628 (Reply #38)

Sat Oct 3, 2015, 03:12 PM

45. Yup. Conflating many problems into simple ones doesn't work.

The polarization of people is getting worse. People feel such a lack of control in so many areas, emotional and awful happenings gives us something to focus on, hoping that we can figure out how to stop it in a simple and easy way.

My theories are that humans evolved technologically so much faster than socially and emotionally. There are many more decent people than nasty ones. There many problems leading to mass shootings and no simple fast solutions.

Why do people commit atrocities on other people? There are some people who are truly evil, some feeling hopeless and wanting to see acknowledged if even in a bad way, some are mentally ill in a very destructive to others way, some feel their lives are out of control and find control in a bad way. Sometimes it is a group, sometimes individuals. Some are lost, some enjoy it.

Why is a group getting killed at one time considered worse than many individuals being killed one at a time in the same manner in individual events? I am just thinking aloud here, getting off track and will stop now.

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