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In the summer of 1969, I was in the south of France, visiting my cousins, when Neil Armstrong took a stroll on the moon.

The event blew my mind. I am not very technically savvy, so it was beyond my comprehension that something like that could be accomplished. And it made me think that our world and our country, were extremely advanced.

More than 50 years have gone by and it is abundantly clear how wrong I was. Let’s just look at the start of the year 2021.

Mass shootings in the United States in the first five months of the year have reached an all-time record of 292 as I write this col...



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