In Reply to: The first thing anyone who has occasion to go in the way of violence learns posted by is that there is simply no such thing as a perfect defense. sm on Mon, May 30 2022 at 02:01 PM CDT:
: It is absolutely impossible for anyone to stay tuned to nothing but possible threats in their environment, think of everything, do everything right, and stay totally alert 24/7/365. They can't do it even in war zones, let alone in schools with a much lower perceived threat to personal life and limb.
: On the other hand, successful offense requires only one single opportunity.
: There will be mass shootings as long as there are people willing to commit mass shootings. The issue is reducing motive as well as opportunity for those.
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