Last Updated: Friday - 09/24/2010
Week of May 3, 1999
WCR Letters to the Editor
Gun abuse only part of Littleton tragedyRe: Senior high shootings in Littleton, Colo.
Canada cries at this painful catastrophe. How do we begin to make schools a safety zone today?
Gun abuse is not the only excuse for this great tragedy at the senior high school in Littleton, Colo.
These students have deep-seated problems of hate coupled with negative attitudes. Rejected by others, there is a longing for acceptance and belonging for them.
Are we aware that there are three types of students - the fits, the misfits and the counterfeits?
The fits are students who reflect balance by showing respect for others, responsibility and healthy relationships while reaching their goals and developing their giftedness.
The misfits need some guidance in human relationships.
The counterfeits are eccentric and need psychiatric healing to operate normally.
Also, subliminal seduction through violent movies, harsh music and other eccentric activities contaminate the minds to react in a ruthless rebellious manner; for garbage in thrusts garbage out.
Are we trying to turn this evil around in today's society so that students will make respectful and responsible choices?
Do we see students in solidarity with Satan's values of gross destruction and death; rather than in solidarity with Christian values of safety and success?
Abolish all weapons in schools immediately.
Sr. Elizabeth Elniski
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