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  •  No, it DOES matter: if he had a gun, there would (0+ / 0-)

    be many dead.

    That would have been worse.

    •  You're right, it does matter (3+ / 0-)
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      jan4insight, Elizaveta, Chinton

      Unfortunately, when the discourse about these sorts of events becomes focused on the inanimate object(s) used for the horror, folks tend to forget to also discuss the context of how a child comes to be a disturbed, screaming-for-help young person utilizing said item(s).

      I'd like to see a world in which we ask "What's happened to you?" rather than "What's wrong with you?". That's all.

      We are all students and teachers. I often ask myself: "What did I come here to learn, and what did I come to teach?"

      by nerafinator on Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 07:08:16 PM PDT

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      •  I read of one therapist who worked with (2+ / 0-)
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        Elizaveta, nerafinator

        very troubled people and always asked "What broke your heart?"
        I think of that when I see people on the street who are really down and out.
        Same for students like this young man.

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