Violence Begets Violence

A lot of my best blog fodder comes from Facebook. Some of it (as in this case) comes from discussions on Nextdoor.com. Someone in the neighborhood shot a sheep of their neighbor’s flock. This almost sounds like the beginning of a bible story, but the discussion took the direction of parents being responsible for how their adult children turn out, and whether or not spanking should play a role in child rearing.

One woman had this to say:

If I every (sic) caused harm to any animal who was not dying and total distress or attacking me. My mother would have beat me