People seem to be complaining about guns these days.
Bandying about their individual opinions without realizing that social networking is their gun and their opinion is the ammunition.
The going back and forth with varying opinions about a subject is nothing more than a sport designed by the mind to keep itself busy. It may be entertaining and personally cathartic but is nothing more than fun and games and has no possibility of actually addressing the issue at hand.
People toss opinions around as facts and treat them as such. And as a result they treat each other like shit. I see people, daily, rebuffing violence in the world in an equally violent way as that which they rebuff. With no understanding that they are carrying on the conflict about which they complain. The ability to discuss your social problems at nausea is no more of a solution than would the attempt to fix a serious health problem via conversation minus productive action.
It appears that the discussion of problems, in the way that we have learned, is possibly more destructive than the problems themselves. We are so cocooned in our bubble of belief that we are blind to the destruction that we create when bashing someone about the head with our opinions.
It would appear that the natural reaction to a perceived threat to your belief system is violence and not acceptance. Can we not accept that the concurring opinion of another is not required to move towards a peaceful future with the other. Do we not understand that we are all seeking the same thing in different ways? That no-one wants to fear for their life or the lives of their loved ones? Do we believe that we are so holy that our opinion is fact and can not stand together with the varying opinion of another respectable person?
If so, we have been mis-informed.
The only solution to the conflict that we see in the world is the understanding that each of us is representative of humanity as a whole.
Humanity has NO parts! It is an UNDIVIDED WHOLE in which your perceived enemy also exists.