There’s been plenty of analysis of the school shooting in Florida last week. Some of it is helpful, but much of the mainstream commentary is slanted. Big government proponents seek to use this tragedy to advance a political agenda to grow governmental bureaucracies, justify more National intrusion, reduce personal responsibility and erode our second amendment.
The worst ideas focus on treating the symptoms, not the real problems. To find the right answers, we must look at the root cause. Some people blame guns, psychotropic drugs, adoption issues, Asperger’s Syndrome, and lack of school-provided law enforcement.
However, I have not heard anyone talk about what schools teach students. My daughter was required to read “The Most Dangerous Game” about someone who hunted other human beings. The year before she was required to read, “The Hunter and the Hunted”, which was just as bad. Continue reading