...about the tragedy this week in Virginia, and along comes someone who captures the idea pretty well, IMO. Yes, there are those who will tell us that with the proper, "professional" psychological screening and so on, we might have been able to prevent the tragedy, or something like that.
Reality is, though, that there are any number of tormented loners who are appalled at their richer classmates driving expensive cars, drinking to excess, and sleeping around. There are any number of people you'll find who are appalled at American culture, and using a psychological profile to find and "treat" them will achieve only one thing.
You'll empty the honors dorms of every college in the nation, and you'll empty research labs from coast to coast.
Dreher suggests a better way called "friendship." Paul told us that it's the most excellent way, and maybe we should try it.
A Blast From the Past… - This post is from back on January 19, 2010. I think it’s still as relevant today as it was nearly four years ago now: Several Things on My Mind There proba...
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