Originally Posted by enjolras
It's the end-result of a culture that embraces violence as a positive quality. We fight wars and wave flags. Our biggest movies are *about* violence. Our video games are by and large *about* violence. When I think about the world I was raised in, it's stunning.
So you put someone who is mentally on edge in that culture and then give them easy access to guns. What happens next is no surprise.
I def. think it has something to do with it. We, as a society, glorify it.