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@arischulman
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Ari Schulman
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D.C. and Austin
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Editor of @tnajournal ~ science/culture, bylines @WSJ @TheAtlantic ~ The person is not something one can study & provide for; he is something one struggles for
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.@AriSchulman: how many school/work shootings (not by career criminals) were there when machine guns were legal?
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Some thoughts on why we and our institutions may be failing to deal with mass shootings because we approach them as… https://t.co/3JZ8J8HkHz
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The problem with almost every narrative that mass shootings are “actually an X problem” is that X is usually so br… https://t.co/554yvZLjA6
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Take mental health: It’s easy to say “mass shootings are really a mental health problem” because, well, you’d have… https://t.co/7Jm2gWxYwi
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Some, like the Virginia Tech shooter, had serious diagnosed or diagnosable mental illness like psychopathy or major… https://t.co/HlaSVsT9Uu
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“This is really about America’s love of guns” or “It’s just the most visible edge of our gun violence problem”: Aga… https://t.co/KcJtK4imE6
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Or take this popular chart, from a sloppy NYT piece. I don’t find it meaningful. Mass US gun ownership didn’t start… https://t.co/FIg4ZbxAVE
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“Let’s put armed guards in every school”: Not outlandish, but 99.9% would never encounter a shooter, and the few wh… https://t.co/8VCW01WKDU
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Mass shootings are a white (or Asian) problem? I’ve never seen this argument made in good faith, but it’s bunk. The… https://t.co/DFh4euJLCm
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Male toxicity or a crisis of masculinity? Hard to put numbers on that, but just about any definition would have peg… https://t.co/b3gWCT9GGo
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Mass shootings do have something to do with all of these factors (except race). But weakly. Saying they’re “actuall… https://t.co/Ys0lwz2zJf
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To the extent that mass shootings are about anything, it’s themselves. They have a distinct etiology: They’re a for… https://t.co/4tvgLXS5Ur
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Big words, must be right! -> MT @AriSchulman To the extent that mass shootings are about anything, it’s themselves. They have a distinct etiology: They’re a form of imitative apolitical terrorism, fueled by antisocial rage but spread by infamy-seeking and social contagion