Following what happened to Alison Parker and Adam Ward, their cowardly slaughter has been witnessed worldwide. These were ordinary people doing their job, but cut down by someone who sought infamy through evil cowardice. Sadly this is not the first example of this to happen around the planet, and even more disturbing is that it won't be the last.
However, this is the thing. The gunman's name has been broadcast every day around the world. This has gave him what he wanted. He has gained his infamy. He has become an 'Anti-hero'. This is what we need to do. We need to stop looking for the footage. We need to stop sharing the posts. Only then, when it comes to becoming almost non existent will the level of potential infamy be dismissed. Why give perpetrators the fame. Simply give your thoughts and your prayers to the victims. They, and their families alike are the people who need it.
So when you post on a subject like this, always remember the pen is mightier than the sword. It is mightier than any weapon and any army. Actions can repel a nation, but words can unite and command an army of nations. Make your words count, and make sure any actions that follow will only strengthen the words that cemented the path.
Happy Damn Friday Peeps! x
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