Teacher and poet Andy Hall examines the absurdities of violence in our contemporary society and throughout history.
There are so many questions and not enough answers. Orlando is in pain.
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Andrew Smiler considers several reasons why violent people are more likely to be male than female.
Counting the days between Neo and Nazi.
Tom Hunt discusses the health factors involving heavily violent video games, and asks the question: at what age (or at any age) is this kind of media appropriate?
Eduardo Garcia examines the common trend between school shooters and identifies a way to help break our kids of their dangerous sense of entitlement.
We are all Columbine because we believe in hope and the good of humanity.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.
How do we talk honestly about the issue of male-perpetrated violence without casting masculinity as the cause? Because we know that the vast, vast majority of men are good citizens who are adding to the goodness of the world.
In case of a violent attack, J. A. Drew Diaz says that it’s time to embrace the corollary to the Boy Scout motto: be prepared to fight back.
School counselor Mark Vander Ley sees the issue of gun control as a broader societal issue of individuals taking responsibility for oneself
With his kids, Carter Gaddis straddles a line between regulating imaginative gun play and banning it
Did you know that murder is not the type of gun violence that kills the most Americans?
In a moment that you can’t quite call ironic, CNN interrupts coverage of the VP’s gun control press conference with breaking news that another school shooting has occurred.
At this point I think there is a very dangerous silence. And that’s not their fault. It’s ours.