The Gun Debate. Who is Telling You What to Think?

Posted by in Buddha, Dialectic Two-Step

Another in a stream of mass shootings occurred this week and the media lit up like a Christmas tree.  A predictable burst of social media spats erupted, outrage was expressed, and the victim’s families were swept into the national debate. Lather, Rinse, Repeat. Please don’t read me as being unsympathetic. In fact, a feeling of deep empathy drives me  to examine the gun debate to see what’s working and what’s not. On CNN.com there is an article about the current policy debate. One of the sub titles is telling. It declares the “Stage set for [a] partisan fight.”  Sadly, it’s depressingly accurate….read more