EppsNet Archive: Karma

It’s Not Just the Guns

 

Within a week or so, we’ve had Jovan Belcher, the mall shooting in Oregon and 26 people killed at a school in Connecticut. I’m hearing that maybe we should do something about guns. But we’ve always had guns. Since the country was founded July 4, 1776, Americans have had guns, and for most of that time, we’ve managed to live with each other without a mass murder a week. It can’t be just the guns. One of the most appalling things to me about modern American society is the way increasingly graphic violence is peddled as entertainment. Turn on the TV: mass murder is entertainment. Grotesque, violent death is “great television.” Serial killers in movies are the heroes. They can’t be killed off because they’ve got to come back and kill more people in the next sequel. I know John Wayne used to kill people in movies, but when the… Read more →

Twitter: 2010-10-07

 

RT @MrsRupertPupkin: My brother once ate the last bowl of Cookie Crisp, but now he's crippled from the neck down! #Karma # If you don't know where you are, a map won't help. # RT @MrsRupertPupkin: Found a 1999 "To Do" list. Can cross off "Study for Bio quiz." Still need to "Respect my body." # Read more →