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Want to End Gun Violence? Write A Good Bumper Sticker!
One of the reasons why the NRA and rabid gun “enthusiasts” are so effective in getting their ideas across is that they’ve perfected the art of writing bumper stickers. Continue reading
Treating Gun Violence as an Addiction and a Cult
If as I believe that an obsessive need for guns is akin to an addiction and therefore cannot be dealt with by means of conventional arguments (after all, many alcoholics know “rationally” that alcohol is killing them but they are still unable to resist its near total control over their lives), then I believe that we need to stop beating around the bush and treat the obsessive need for guns as a major form of addiction. Continue reading
Deadly Assumptions: When the World Is Shattered
From the standpoint of assumptions, no matter how unalike they are on their surface, crises are eerily alike. Continue reading