Sunday, August 21, 2005

Boys and their toys

In the northern part of this island there is some hope of an end to violence as the IRA vows to lay down their arms and pursue their goals by the political process. But peace will not come easy. For decades, young men -- Nationalists and Loyalists -- have been inculcated into a culture of violence. What is it about males and guns? See this week's Musing.