The Suffering of the Innocent in Bowling for Columbine and Iraq

A clear and accurate picture of thestateofaffairsinUSAis
depicted in thedocumentary BowlingforColumbine’.TheDirectorand
Writer of thefilmMichaelMoore,conveysthefeelingofalmostall
Americans of today, which is this: why are Americans so very fondofguns’
Why are Americans so very fond of shooting at one another attheslightest
provocation’ Why are leaders advocating the useofhandguns’Whyareso
many people killing each other; the rate of such killingsbeingmuchmore
than the average ratio of any other developed country’ Forexample,Canada
has a similar ratio of guns per citizen, but a mere tenth of deathsdueto
random shootings. The directormakesAmericanspondertheseissuesand
plenty more such as: why do Americans need theprotectionofguns’Can’t
American citizens live without the security blanket offered by thepresence
of a gun’ Why does news on the television aim at focusing on violentcrimes
and bleeding deaths’ Why does the news base itsemphasisonthesescenes
even if the rate of crime is at a decline- the TV news coverage ofviolence
is up by 600%’ (Bowling for Columbine)
The scene of massacre is the Columbine High School wherethereisa
shoot out, and students are dead or injured.TheDirectorMichaelMoore,
who plays a sharp shooting teacher in the film, returns manytimestothe
ColumbineHighSchooltoshowtheviewershorrifyingscenesofthe
massacre. Two students areseriouslyinjuredandlieatthesceneof
carnage completely shocked and bewildered. The Director whoispresentat
the scene makes a startling comment that all the bullets that wereusedin
he shoot out at the School had actually been sold to theteenagedstudents
at the rate of a mere 17 cents per bullet! The placethathadsoldthese
bullets was Kmart and thisshop…

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