Violence and evil are no strangers to our world, and they are never going away. However, if we learn to recognize the sources of derelict behavior, we may be able to intervene and prevent good people from making tragic decisions.
We need to interconnect alternative stories so that they create a coherent whole -- a new, larger story, that will offer the requisite amount of social cohesion on the one hand, and openness and hope on the other.
It's important to focus positive energy on ourselves. A lot of times we get upset because of the way other people treat us or other factors that we just cannot control. We are the only thing that we can really be in control of.