Crow amongst swans. Cat amongst the pigeons. Pearls before swine. To even think there is an explanation.
Holocaust survivor and 7th generation Hasidic rabbi, Abraham Joshua Heschel said when he marched with Martin Luther King he felt that his feet were praying in Selma.
Non-violence and peace is nothing less than culture change. Stricter gun laws, more accessible mental health care, and do not for a minute doubt: it makes a difference, where you put your feet and especially your dollars in the cacophonic, consumerist violence of this country, down to the camo gear, and skull and crossbones footie pajamas marketed in Target for little boys.
Do something with your fear besides buying a firearm. I have a dream that people don't kill kindergarteners. "Never forget that you can still do your share to redeem the world," said Heschel, who lost his family to the Holocaust.