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The Media Causes Mass Shootings

There are two types of mass shooters.

Let’s call them Fred and Charlie.

Fred is angry, frustrated and wants revenge. He wants to die. He doesn’t care about being famous, he just wants to cause as much damage as possible before dying.

Charlie may have some things in common with Fred, but his ego drives him to be famous. His sense of self-importance convinces him that he deserves to be worshiped, adored and celebrated. His anger stems from an unfulfilled ego and mass murder is also his way of getting famous.

The media bears some of the responsibility for Fred. It’s likely that Fred got the idea of a mass shooting spree from media coverage of past shooting sprees. But Charlie, whether he’s a Neo-Nazi or a black nationalist or a leftist, is very much the media’s responsibility.

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