To Value, or Not to Value (Human Beings as ‘Appreciating Assets’), That is the Question

Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 30, 2013

The recent shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut shocked people across the nation. While all public shootings, like the one which occurred last year also in Aurora, Colorado, are sad and unnecessary, the fact that the event in Newtown resulted in the deaths of several young children created an even greater public outcry. These beautiful and innocent kids were the greatest examples of “appreciating assets who could have been great contributors to our society; now we will never know if the world lost another Steve Jobs or Elizabeth Taylor or Albert Einstein. Devastating news stories like these have a high emotional impact, and in some cases will arouse enough intensity to foster civic action.

Thomas Edison said Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages. Thus, this violence is not a commentary on guns, violent games or moviesit is a very sad commentary of our society, in general.

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