Seriously. We politicize every small thing for our own personal gains, make judgements before knowing the facts, and are outraged over the innocent deaths, even though we can’t name one victim.
And in the meantime, you’re giving the killer everything that he ever wanted.
Morgan Freeman was once asked during an interview, on how we as a nation can stop racism. His response?
“Stop talking about it.”
One of the reasons we keep on having tragedy after tragedy, is because the media, and ourselves, sensationalize violence to an insane degree. Forget every other important thing in the world. Right now, everything has to stop, and we must put our entire focus on one evil individual, which is what he was after all along.
Notice, I haven’t even mentioned the Santa Barbara murderer’s name. Why? Because it’s not even worthy of mentioning. When other future murderers see all the attention past murderers get, it only serves to help convince them that they too should go out and commit their own evil deeds.
The killer left behind his own manifesto and YouTube videos explaining that he was doing all of this because no woman apparently found him to be desirable. We’re even letting him win on this front too. In addition to all of the attention he is undeservedly receiving, he even gets his wish of finally being desirable.
Nice one, America.
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