Confession: I cringe every time a tragedy occurs, and notÂ just because ofÂ the tragedy itself.
As if the loss of life isn’t devastating enough, what makes itÂ worse is the aftermath. The speculation, the debate, the blaming. In the blink of an eye, people’s deaths become a case study, supporting evidence for any number of agendas. People die, and the world explodes with theories ofÂ why it happened and how it could have been prevented.
I’m not saying that’s not a worthwhile discussion. It’s absolutelyÂ necessary to study tragedies to figure out how to prevent them. (more…)