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“Violence And Destruction Are Heard Within Her”

gblair Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 2:42 PM
The nature of man is given to violence, and violent programming can indeed desensitize us to violence. I really do prefer reruns of Andy Griffith, but I doubt such a program will ever again be a big hit.

As America reels from yet another devastating tragedy, the message of the ancient Hebrew prophets speaks to us afresh: A nation that is filled with violence is a nation on the verge of collapse. Consider where we stand today.

While grieving families in Aurora, CO come to grips with their agonizing losses, it is sobering to realize that the movie theater massacre was actually the sixth multiple-victim shooting in America so far in July, with a total of 24 killed and almost 100 wounded (again, this represents multiple-victim shootings only).

As we look back over the last five years,...