What Happens In Vegas
Written By: Lawrence Lam
The Western world reels yet again from another mass shooting that seems to befall the US more and more often. As I observe news commentators continue to discuss gun control, radicalization, metal illness and prod for causes, I can’t help but notice a huge omission.
The elephant in the room stems from the venue of the attack itself and it’s the very nature of the Las Vegas culture. Las Vegas has a unique reputation as “sin city”, a haven for hedonism, a no-judgement liberal utopia where earthly addictions and curiosities can be entertained (though never satisfactorily satisfied). The