Does Inequality Result In Violence?

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    A quick look at some stats shows that while many nations have significant gun ownership, only the ones with significant income inequality seem to have significant problems with gun violence.


    Map: U.S. Ranks Near Bottom on Income Inequality - Max Fisher - The Atlantic


    Number of guns per capita by country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    List of countries by firearm-related death rate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Anyone?
     
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    Really? LOL You do not see shooters in 200k+ neighborhoods(except Zimmerman hehe). You see them in the slums. This gets posted all the time here
     
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    It's called poverty, not inequality. Inequality is a misnomer.

    And most of the poverty is because of the 70% of single-parent households having kids out of wedlock.

    From what I could see the problem is mental illness. Drugs. Alcohol. A lack of respect or accountability.
     
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    No, ignorance is the cause of violence.
     
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    Excellent take. What would happen if we get rid of the slums?

    Ohhhh! Made ya think!
     
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    I agree, it is inequality.
     
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    Gun murderers = born out of wedlock
     
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    We would have a significant drop in population. I am all for it either way. If they got out of the slums(and not thrown off a cliff), they would get a job, have a descent house and ideology and be a contributor to society. AAAAAAAHHHHHHHH but only in a perfect world..
     
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    Perfection is a worthy goal. Is it not?
     
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    You might like this, it is exactly what you are talking about. :cool:

    [ame=http://youtu.be/DO-Oa3TPPqQ]Zeitgeist - Inequality - YouTube[/ame]
     

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