March 13, 2009
In the aftermath of the shooting sprees at a church, and in Alabama, where the gunman killed at least 9 people, and himself, a friend asked why people do this. It's actually very simple to understand.
Ever been so stressed out, frustrated, angry, that you thought you might explode? When all that stress builds up so that it overrides your ability to control your impulses, this is the most extreme result possible.
Any one of us, given the right provocation or temptation, at the right moment of mental or emotional weakness, is capable of anything.