Mass Murders and Fear

Below is part of a post by Robert Ringer His last sentence is what I want to talk about today which is:

“As Nietzsche put it, “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.’  Random mass slayings aside, pain builds character and lays the groundwork for success.”

When we apply the 15 primes @F-L-O-W, we may realize that this is just another generalization that sounds great on the surface [perhaps because we have been told to believe it so] yet may not apply to everyone.  And does “pain build character” in everyone?

My point is that it may be best to reconsider generalizations and determine if they apply to you or not and if not then don’t punish your self because you aren’t like that.

Let me know what you think by your comments below.

Mass Murders and Fear

Posted on September 25, 2013 by Robert Ringer

“Thirteen people, including a three-year-old boy, shot in a South Side park in Chicago … thirteen more people killed just a few days earlier in the Washington Navy Yard … Newtown … Aurora … Tucson … Virginia Tech … everyone knows the locations by heart.

About the only thing everyone agrees on is that these mass slayings — whether you blame them on too many firearms or too few firearms — are going to continue, and probably get worse.  After all, there’s no other way for a mentally ill or angry person to get so famous so fast as to mow down a bunch of innocent people.  Welcome to the United States of Violence!

Every time these mass murders occur, it reminds me of two kinds of people:

First is the person whose philosophy is, “It’s amazing how many things won’t kill you.

Second is the person whose philosophy is, “It’s amazing how many things will kill you.”

So, who’s right? ”

You may read the rest of Ringer’s article at

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