A mighty thank you to Chris Uggen for taking what was in my head, and supporting intuitions with sources. Be sure to read his well-measured post, and all links.

http://chrisuggen.blogspot.com/2012_12_01_archive.html#18

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http://dalailama.com/messages/transcripts/universal-responsibility-modern-world

Transcript of His Holiness’s Public Talk on Universal Responsibility in the Modern World Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom, May 22, 2008
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On 12/22/2012 add
HT to Fabio Rojas at

http://orgtheory.wordpress.com/2012/12/19/social-isolation-and-school-shootings/

for sharing an article highlighting Bernice Pescosolido’s comments:
“Tight-knit communities a factor in many shootings, IU sociologist says”

http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/mobile/spweb/?d=/stories/2012/12/18/news.tight-knit-communities-a-factor-in-shootings-iu-sociologist-says.sto

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Added 12/23/12;
Dec 19 comment from Walt French at

http://thesocietypages.org/pubcrim/2012/12/18/a-broader-based-approach-to-shootings/#comment-1784

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One nation, under the gun. by Jill Lepore April 23, 2012

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/04/23/120423fa_fact_lepore