“Magnetic Reality: Setting the Stage for Mass Murder in School,” a personal essay by Workshop member John-Ivan Palmer, is now available in Vector Magazine (http://vctrmagazine.com/). Included is the author’s account of meeting Jeff Weise under a “Hickeys Will Not Be Tolerated” sign in Red Lake Indian Reservation High School. Eighteen months later Weise murdered nine people at the same school.
“Whether he was in a ‘trance state’ during his murder spree is a matter of speculation. Whether he was in what’s called ‘baseline consciousness’ is equally speculative.”