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Old 06-12-2019, 04:47 PM
begbert2 is offline
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Idaho
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Originally Posted by Velocity View Post
I hate to say "Americans are just a more violent people in general" but I can't see any other explanation for it. You can filter out things like gun ownership rate, violent entertainment, etc. and the USA is still significantly ahead of other Westernized nations in mass shootings. There is simply no explanation other than that Americans are more prone to having mass shooters in their midst. Sure, the prevalence of guns helps enable it, but filtering even that out, Americans are just more violent.
And what makes us more violent?

Wait, I know. It's having those annoying Canadians just north of us. Would make anybody cranky.