NIU, Deja Vu
On April 16, 2007 the Sanity Squad recorded a podcast for Pajamas Media.
'What Went Wrong At Virginia Tech' was the first of many answered and unanswered questions that remain relevant even today.
At the time, we wrote that
In our usual podcasts, the Sanity Squad attempts to convey thoughts and ideas that we are familiar with. We share our common experiences in understanding, dealing with and predicting behavior- all concepts with which we have had some exposure.
This weeks podcast is a conversation in which we attempt to grasp the magnitude of the events at Virginia Tech. We throw about ideas and concepts as we struggle among ourselves to come to terms with what we- and you- have just witnessed.
Neo made the remark that sometimes, events of the magnitude of the Virginia Tech shootings, are hard to assimilate and accept, much less understand, for any of us. She was absolutely right.
It is always astonishing how much tragedy, pain, and death one single, determined person is able to inflict upon his fellow humans and society in general…
She too, is right.
Our podcast can be found here. It is still hauntingly relevant today.