The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #63137   Message #1023339
Posted By: katlaughing
22-Sep-03 - 10:42 PM
Thread Name: BS: RE-visiting 'Bowling for Columbine'
Subject: RE: BS: RE-visiting 'Bowling for Columbine'
JtS, yer welcome...wasn't sure if that was what you meant.:-) Nice to see you around, too.

Here's another thought, how about fear from poverty, i.e. the fear that poverty brings...fear of not enough to feed your family, take them to the doctor, get an education with which to maybe get a better job, if any job...all of which can lead people to do some mighty strange things, including take desperate measures. This kind of fear can also foster high emotions with no safety valves of community/familial support.

Rick, I'll bet even if we could find the stats, they've be different according to the source!

Just a thought,