Reuel Marc Gerecht on mass killers as modernity’s collateral damage
>America’s young male killers are a Western eruption of a larger phenomenon. The Middle East’s “stateless terrorism” could as accurately be described as a male crackup, writes Reuel Marc Gerecht
"It’s hard to envision scenarios in which the #MiddleEast gets put back together, in great part because its dictatorial politics are so brutal & because multigenerational patriarchal families, once a hallmark of Muslim society, have been badly fractured."
“Guns have al­ways been plen­ti­ful in the U.S. Young men killing strangers in large num­bers for sport have not. The over­whelm­ing prob­lem is that the so­cial­iza­tion of young males is fail­ing,” writes Reuel Marc Gerecht
America’s young male killers are a Western eruption of a larger phenomenon. The Middle East’s “stateless terrorism” could as accurately be described as a male crackup, writes Reuel Marc Gerecht via