Friday, November 6, 2009

Killing sprees: signs of a sick society?

Ft. Hood shooting one day, engineering firm the next.

Maybe it has something to do with our society being fucked up?


  1. A symptom of a dislocation between the governors and the governed. They are not us and we are not them.

  2. Emile Durkheim called our situation "anomie."

    Also, a third shooting occurred the day after, where a woman in the military was killed by her husband before he took his own life:

    We might not hear about it because their skin was a wee bit darker than the American national media would prefer. They just cover white crime.


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