I believe the answers to school shootings – and a host of other problems in society – is as simple as respect and self-control.
If people, children and adults, were taught respect, we would be living in a different world. We would see others as important, as meaningful, as having worth. And we would treat them that way.
If we were taught self-control, it wouldn’t matter if we did think of others as different from ourselves, we would control our actions and even our thoughts, and treat others well.
Think what the world would be like if everyone was kind.
It would be …