Category Archives: Weaponry

For your own good

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by Kathie mm This says it all.  Look.  Listen. Think. Act.

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CHILD’S PLAY?

by Kathie MM While my younger siblings and I were growing up, my mom wrote regular letters to her mom down in Florida about our adventures, mishaps, squabbles, reconciliations, etc. Th letter below, written by my mom on February 6, … Continue reading

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Promoting the Joker? The media and gun violence

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by Sarah Mensch In my series for engaging peace, I have explored the possibility that the media, particularly films, can provide models for gun violence that may lead to copycat crimes. For today’s post, I analyzed The Dark Knight, a … Continue reading

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Media and Gun Violence: Allies or Combatants?

by Sarah Mensch The Columbine High School Massacre in 1999 resulted in the deaths of twelve students, a teacher, and two shooters. Most recall that April day and feel sorrow, grief, fear. Such is not the case for the 74 … Continue reading

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