Pat Buchanan weighs in on why committing mass murder appeals to the sick freaks that shoot up schools, colleges, etc. http://buchanan.org/blog/the-allure-of-mass-murder-124150
Much of what he says makes sense to me, here’s a snippet. The whole article is worth reading.
In a de-Christianized America where no higher law exists, killing is a commonplace occurrence, and the popular culture is polluted by raw sex and violence, what answer does society give to the Harper-Mercers who are willing to kill in large numbers to become famous?
We are not the rules-based society we once were. We have junked the Christian code, embraced absolute social freedom, and dispensed with the moral sanctions.
Yet instead of the Great Society of liberalism’s promise, we seem to be approaching a society that is sick unto death.