Quote of the day


Like some Sandy Hook parents who have spoken to the media, Veronique has shied away from portraying Lanza as evil or diabolical. “If we describe him as a demonic force or as a beast with the sign of the beast on his forehead, that is a mistake,” she says. “Because then we are making him apart from humanity when in fact he is part of what is possible in humanity. How do we help these people so this doesn’t happen again, so they never sink so low, so they never have to go to a place so dark where they can take out small children in a fit of rage?”

One Response to Quote of the day

  1. imhotep December 28, 2012 at 11:32 am #

    “A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does ‘not’ triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.” George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant.

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