No, not another one, not yet. You know it's coming. I think most of us have figured out, or at least strongly suspect that this is some kind of conspiracy. What if it is, but just not the way most of us suspect (which doesn't rule anything out, btw).

At the risk of oversimplifying a complex argument, essentially he argues that each mass shooting lowers the threshold for the next. He argues, we are in the midst of a slow-motion “riot” of mass shootings, with the Columbine shooting in many ways the key triggering event. Relying on the work of Stanford sociologist Mark Granovetter, Gladwell notes that it’s a mistake to look at each incident independently: