posted on Jan, 1 2013 @ 09:50 AM
I can understand and share your concerns and fears.
It is no good psychologically that innocent young children be exposed to guns, and be told that they are there for their protection, creating the
mentality at a young age that our world is not the fairy taled stories and santa claus, great uplifting tales of good overcoming evil and the easier
impartation of moral values that they had been led to believe in.
What will they become when they grow up with the fear of a psycho killer out there in real, on every corner, in the closet and even under their
Can they at this young age cope with such realities, handle it maturedly and not grow up psycho themselves?
Perhaps, it is EDUCATION OF OUR YOUNG on the kind of moral values stories used have to evolve beyond the 18th century tales of fairies, gnomes,
santa, etc - tales we grow up with, to change using more realistic metaphors to impart moral valules, to prepare their young minds to realities of an
Violently insane humans DO exist in our world, not dragons or monsters. But we need not fear them, for mankind do have protection against them - guns,
not swords, / CCTV monitors, not fairies / and most important of all - Science advancement to identify, help and prevent their harmful actions against
Make no mistakes, even armed guards will not be a solution to prevent tragedies in the face of a determined mad genius. Armed guards and CONCEALED
weapons carried by teachers/staff are but a detterence. to close up the odds, making the mad genius dependent on luck, a chance, to strike it lucky
with a big hit.
Mankind's ideal is for an Utopia, but we have not reach it yet. Thus, vigilance and pragmatism must rule to ensure our innocent young generations are
protected. They were attacked, thanks to the UNCONSCIONABLE anti-gun lobbyists, for making schools stupidly 'guns free zones' whereby only the law
abidding follows, but not the criminals and the insane whom obeys no laws.
It is 2013 today. 1950, with its smaller population and lower requirements, is over. With population growth and discoveries made in science, tech,
resources and capabilities, it is high time we move with the times and evolve, including the education of values in your young, to prepare them for
the future that they will inherit.