It is the norm in Hollywood films, TV and cable shows, and even commercials to portray men as incompetent, immature, or self-absorbed. This underlying message has subtly and increasingly become the collective unconscious with devastating repercussions.
And lastly to all of the Gun Control people that will push their agenda in the weeks and months to come. Your proposals will not keep evil people from doing what this guy did it will only prevent me from arming myself to protect myself and my family. The weapon he used is already illegal, yet he still used it. Murder is illegal, he did it. I know from personal experience being prepared in “every way necessary” when things like this happen provides you with a confidence that will transfer to those around you.
“A life that doesn’t include hard-won accomplishment and triumph over obstacles may not be a satisfying one. There is something deeply fulfilling — even thrilling — in doing almost anything difficult extremely well. There is a joy and pride that come from pushing yourself to another level or across a new frontier. A life devoted only to the present — to feeling good in the now — is unlikely to deliver real fulfillment. The present moment by itself it too small, too hollow. We all need a future. Something beyond and greater than our own present gratification, at which to aim or feel we’ve contributed.” — The Triple Package