The Frightening Reality of Humanity

by Jeff Swanson


It’s easy to declare the massacre in Newton Connecticut as an act of pure evil. It’s easy to lay blame on the weapon. It’s easy to react in emotional absolutes to such an awful tragedy.

The brass tacks answer, if there is one, is found in the complexities and the frailties of the human condition. It’s easy to make simple and absolute declarations but I’m not sure this is being honest. Continue reading