Mass shootings are the result of the collective sense of lack of purpose found in affluent societies. Unee holds that gun violence is a combination of mental illness superimposed over a collective response to lessening of responsibility and the resultant instability in the sense of self.
Societies less concerned with the need for survival find themselves spiritually adrift. They must learn to place more importance on spiritual pursuits which will allow for the emergence of a more highly developed spiritual and life purpose. These initiatives will help achieve the balance lost as and humanity has evolved. War games, competitiveness and aggressiveness must be replaced with cooperation, mutual support and spiritual development. More importantly, development of one’s gifts, given to all, but hidden and undeveloped in some.