Elliot Rodger Retribution Argumentative Analysis

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ABSTRACT On May 23rd 2014, a gunman identified as Elliot Rodger, kills six people and wounds 13 others in Isla Vista, Calif., a small town near Santa Barbara. He stabs three men in his apartment before driving to locations throughout the town where he kills three students from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Before the rampage, Rodger, age 22, posts a video called "Elliot Rodger's Retribution" on his YouTube Channel and writes a 140-page manifesto. In both, he expresses his anger over being rejected by women and his plans for revenge. He though that women brought him miserable feeling, so he wanted to get rid of them. He decided to plan this revenge. To prevent the tragedy continue to happened again, education through the community, schools and families are essential. INTRIDUCTION On May 23rd 2014, a university student opened fire in the University of California, Santa Barbara. Seven have died including the suspect and…show more content…
School shooters use violent to compensate for psychosocial injuries. They are a lack of reference figures and missing viable perspectives in their social reality. In their personal view, school shootings appear as means to gain control, a sense of masculinity, and recognition. These adolescents need help to build positive value of life. Adults must guide them in fostering a common ideal for social prospects, a pro-social self-image, and strong relationships with peers, teachers, and other adults. Strong pro-social relationships enable them to find a sense of bonding with society and also help them to find solutions for seemingly insoluble problems and to reduce their subjective need for violent compensatory phantasies. Such tragedy may seriously harm children's mental health, parents must take a corrective response. Parents may not to let children learning the news and do not over reveal inner feelings of fear. The best way to appease the child by giving them a big hug and tell them that we love

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