Essay on The Violence Against Innocent People

1230 Words Oct 27th, 2015 null Page
Fifteen dead, twenty-four injured at a high school in Columbine, Colorado. These were the headlines that shocked our nation on April twentieth nineteen ninety nine. Two Columbine High School students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, carried out this deadly shooting and left a community in turmoil with more questions than answers. What would cause two teenagers to go into a school and commit

mass murder? Was it bullying? Was it madness? Was it the fact that Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold just could not get along with mass society? How were teenagers able to get their hands on weapons to commit these unspeakable acts of violence against innocent people? Many people choose to believe that one of the main reasons for the shooting was bullying. Others tend to believe the Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were Psychopaths and suffered from heavily from depression. Some even believe that the two did the massacre to rival the Oklahoma city bombing.

Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris were thought of as social outcasts at Columbine High School. In events leading up to the massacre, Harris created a private website on America Online to create levels to a popular video game that Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold and their friends could play levels on. The website eventually turned into a journal where Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold ranted about parents, school and kids at school. By the end of nineteen ninety six the website contained instructions on how to cause mischief and how to make…

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