Each day in the U.S., 90 people die by firearms. This isn’t gun violence. This is population control.
It’s like Joon-ho Bong’s postapocolyptic film The Snowpiercer, in which a dictator balances a segregated class system by occasionally encouraging popular rebellion. Because a good firefight culls the numbers. In not acting to abate gun violence, we too are complicit in if not explicitly encouraging small scale rebellions that end in more deaths for the disenfranchised.
To see the population control in the U.S.’s lack of response to gun violence, it’s important to look at who’s dying. Continue reading