In the wake of the Colorado massacre Seraphic Secret has a few thoughts.
The media consistently refer to the massacre as a tragedy. As our son Ariel ZT’L observed after 9-11, “Why do they keep calling it a tragedy? It’s an atrocity.”
Death caused by flood, fire, earthquake, tsunami, traffic accident, these are tragedies. But murder is an act of evil.
And mass murder is an atrocity.