Curious choice of words, DD. What does the usage of the word "ferals" imply?
feral a. wild; untamed; savage; (of animal species) living in the wild, especially after previously being domesticated; funereal. ferae, n.pl. carnivorous animals. ferae naturae, (Latin) 'of a wild nature'; animals living in the wild.
Dutch, I think if you re-read the story that Dedicated Dad posted it does not give the perp's race, or at least I didn't see it. I didn't realize that you were trying to make a point with your question. No matter what race, anyone that would kill a 12 year old girl is truly savage!
1. The job of a school is to educate students, not make them feel safeMeanwhile, counselors were at New Century Middle School, where Emily was in the seventh grade, on Monday to help students cope with her death. Students spent the day writing letters and making a banner, bracelets and bouquets of flowers.
"Mostly, we just want to make sure the students are feeling safe, that they're feeling comfortable, that they can go on through the grief process," Principal Cindy Holland said. "(Counselors are) doing a lot to get the emotions from these children out."
Telling paragraphs from the article, to show why we as a society are doomed
1. The job of a school is to educate students, not make them feel safe
2. If anything, this is a lesson in how precarious life can be and how barbaric it is to murder someone.
3. Kids need to toughen up and look at this as the will of a higher being, that their job is to be vigilant that the same thing doesn't happen to them, and that they need to lobby the local D.A. to make sure justice is served.
They should all write letters to the prosecutor to be read aloud during the penalty phase, and I think there should be at least a couple of field trips to the courthouse to sit quietly in the gallery. It would also be a good time to write legislators about getting tough on criminals (and hopefully not be used by liberal educators to lobby for more gun laws).
Dr. King dreamed of a day when his "children will be judged by the content of their character, not the color of their skin."Curious choice of words, DD. What does the usage of the word "ferals" imply?
I certainly hope it is not a racial reference.