Essay About School Shooting

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Gladwell article was agreeable and disagreeable. There is a lot of school shooting happening, but it 's not getting popular and everyone isn 't going to start shooting up their school. The article has some agreeable saying, but yet there are some that you have to think about and realized it 's all wrong. In the article they give examples on how the teens that do shoot up their schools or just schools in general have the same mindset, but that 's not true. They all have different reasons why they do it. These teens that do this don 't become credibilities or suddenly become popular, these teens all end up in a place where they did not imagine themselves to end up in and that place is called a Psychiatric Hospital. So how do teens and LaDue …show more content…

Gladwell puts in the article that LaDue was in a unit and was gathering stuff to make a Molotov Cocktail. For example, “he told Schroeder, listing various kinds of explosive powder, thousands of ball bearings, pipes for pipe bombs, fifteen pounds of potassium perchlorate, nine pounds of aluminum powder, and magnesium ribbon and rust, which I use to make thermite, which burns at five thousand degrees Celsius” (page 2 paragraph 1). This indicates that LaDue is a teen that has something wrong with him and maybe needs help, but really doesn 't show it at his home. He is a teen that has a messed up mind and probably had something happen to him that a teen should never …show more content…

For kids over the years dealing with abuse, bullying, and mental problem, they attended to think of a way for people to hear them cry out for help. But in this case LaDue didn 't cry out he wanted fame and by shooting or blowing up a school would, probably, he thought, would get him that fame. He would get the distance to seek fame and by killing people that were his answer. For other people it 's different and some of them don 't do it for the fame and glory they do it so people can hear their cries. What LaDue did was wrong and stupid of him how he was doing this. He had a good family, good living situation, and good home, he didn 't have to do all this just because he

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