Wednesday, April 18, 2007
A terrible thing happened to this country two days ago. Another shooting. This time with
the highest death toll ever, thirty-three dead, including the gunman.
When something like this happens you can't help but ask yourself why, and the answer
that he was mental just isn't good enough.
I believe we face a greater problem. We are raising a generation of frustrated men.
I'm not saying all men are frustrated, but it only takes one out of twenty six thousand
to do what we saw on Monday.
The sexually frustrated rape, the financially frustrated steal, and the really
frustrated ones, the ones in which the anger consumes them, they murder. This generation
is finding their way into jails at an alarming rate. This generation can't seem to hold
a job, and this generation is having problems finishing college too.
Now it is not the purpose of this article to state why I think men are frustrated,
that might start a flame war. But, I want you to ask yourself why there is this generation
of frustrated men out there now. This is a problem that has crept up over the past thirty
to forty years and we have to deal with its root cause.
Because if we don't address the root cause, this free society will cease to be free,
more people will die, and they'll have to build the Death Valley Free Prison just to contain