How Many Murderers you will Meet

Today on Facebook (where else?) I found this, which claims I’ll walk past 36 murderers in my lifetime. It’s attention-grabbing because it’s both (a) a ridiculous thing to think about and (b) something we’ve all thought about. I wonder all the time how many of the people I brush up against in Target are truly…

How Not to Advance the Gun Control Debate

So, we had another one of those incidents where some idiot goes and shoots up a public place – usually a school or theater for some reason. Needless to say, it’s stoked a lot of conversation about gun control. Also needless to say, none of this conversation has changed at all since the last time.…