Must we settle for what we hear so often:“There’s nothing we can do ...
a violent person will be violent, if she or he really wants to be”?
As it turned out, not long after, a murder occurred right across the street from where I lived.
Another eureka occurred when a student disclosed to me that she had been raped at another college; she pressed charges and left that school.
When I teach such a poem, I re-explore it through the eyes and ears of students.
Works of verbal art sometimes can say – or ask – what we cannot articulate.I did not say much, but I was thinking: “It’s one thing for a disgruntled employee to strike out in a mind-numbing setting in a remote location.But on campus…with all this brain power and insight around?I had not taught “The Fury of Aerial Bombardment” for a while, but an inner yearning to do so struck recently.I explored the text with mainly transient students in a community college summer writing class.I try to learn about what colleges can do to prevent such violence. ” One night we formed discussion groups to tackle that tough question, posed by the a counseling theories class I was taking Then, he explained that our view could influence our stance as future clinicians.There are many stories of anguish that push my view of human nature to the edge. One classmate in my group of four viewed humans as “basically good,” and two tilted in a sunnier direction, too. My early exposure to a different social classes and the traumas of immigrants from all over the world – many of whom fled to the U. to create a new life – made my childhood populated with historical demons. The month, which began on a Tuesday, ended on a Thursday after 31 days.This is an archived version of Wikipedia's Current events Portal from May 2012.Continuing to read, I learned that there had been many break-ins and burglaries in his apartment of late.He wrote that he knew that there were situations in which he could be found culpable if he defended himself, but he decided to take that risk rather than being caught without a means of self-protection. And safety I took for granted in my own apartment was not necessarily the norm a few miles away.