The world on its own is a very dangerous place; natural disasters occur every day, killing off another portion of the human race. It can't be stopped, it's invertible. An accident that humans accomplish on their own is caused by fate, or lack of common sense. A worker going about his task upon an unnecessarily high building, who just so happens to slip and fall tragically to his death, for example, can be avoided, but it's not like it was intentional. Now, harm caused purposely to someone by another human being, is undesirable, unjustifiable and an act that could be so easily prevented, if only to cease more unwelcome suffering on the world. Nothing gives you the right to take another life.
It's a bleak topic to start my day off with, but it's one that's been associated closely with our town of Belleville, New Jersey over the passing month. I re-read the article on the front page of today's local newspaper: 'Millie Moore, 18, was found late last night in an alley down New Baker Street,