Daily Archives: August 5, 2017

Columbine: Not a tear was shed for the victims (Part four)

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So many good quotes in part 4:

But I am thinking of a famous quote attributed to Mark Twain: “It is curious that physical courage be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.” Columbine was a script written by Intelligence in consultation with behavioral psychologists and designed to push appropriate buttons. While many people would indeed cower in fear and tremble hoping for random fate to pass them by, there are among us people of a different mold. They are with us now and have been throughout recorded time. These are the ones who ignore fear and physical pain: Our athletes and soldiers. We all know them – they are not the brightest among us, as evidenced by any sports interview ever done. We need them, however, and they easily take on protective roles, becoming police, firefighters, and joining the military. We honor them at every sporting event, parade, and on every holiday. On April 20, 1999, they were hiding under tables.

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