POSTED RESPONSE TO A COLUMN IN TORONTO'S GLOBE AND MAIL
Searching for answers?
Why always the same tired verbiage?
From what we know of this young man, he is another "unibomber," Ted Kaczynski, a highly gifted young man who abruptly withdraws from his work and starts behaving in dark and unpredictable ways.
Almost certainly, his is another case of late-onset severe paranoid schizophrenia.
And there is nothing anyone could have done to prevent this.
It should be looked at the same way any other natural disaster is, with the young man certainly regarded as one of the victims.
Nature is a heartless experimenter with its creatures, some of its constant experiments helpful and some terrible.
There is no meaning to be found here.
Of course, gun control might help in future, but that is useless to discuss in America because the United States embraces guns the way devout Catholics embrace their crucifixes.