Chapter 61 Violence in America
Who cares about the facts? Since we can’t seem to solve the problem of violence in our country our only option is to ignore the facts.
The facts support the perception that we have nurtured a culture that is more violent than almost all the other first world countries.
Following are some facts:
The intentional homicide rate in the US is just under 5 per 100,000 per year.
This is more than 5 times the rate for the following countries:
I wonder how the above countries manage to keep their homicide rates so low. Could we learn anything from them?