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I’m About To Delete My Facebook Profile

by Gabe Berman

If I see one more posting that even comes close to, “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people,” I’m packing up my pics and moving back to MySpace.

Here’s last night’s debacle: “If guns kill people, I suppose pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk, and spoons make people fat.”

Okay, you’re right. You win. A human must pull the trigger. Congratulations, you just foiled all attempts at gun reform.

But my dear Facebook “friends,” per usual, you’re only addressing the surface issue and there’s depth to discover. If you dig deeper inside yourself, you’ll realize guns were invented for one purpose and one purpose only – to take life. And until Americans stop fetishizing over guns, we will never evolve into the society we were intended to become.

About Gabe Berman

Gabe Berman is a native New Yorker who settled in South Florida after graduating from the University of Miami. An epiphany, a passion, and a trail of breadcrumbs led him out of Corporate America and into the career he was meant for. After eight years of writing columns for the Miami Herald, his book - Live Like A Fruit Fly - was published by HCI Books and subsequently endorsed by Deepak Chopra. His second book, The Complete B.S. Free and Totally Tested Writing Guide, helps artists find their voice and his latest work, Where Is God When Our Loved Ones Get Sick?, uncovers the answer to this haunting question.

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