It’s true there is a lot of violence in the beginning of the show and sometimes the use of fake guns – but they are used as metaphors.
I do not condone violence or the use of guns.
Rather they are symbols of wanting to appear strong and wanting to find a way to stop feelings that I find hurtful or damaging. In my case its wanting to stop the lies and hypocrisy of the church, the intolerance of many narrow minded cultures and societies I have experienced throughout my life and in some cases the pain I have felt from having my heart broken.
A few paragraphs more over on her blog if you’re not already bored to tears.
She’s always been big into shock value, and this is nothing more. What’s more controversial than guns being used carelessly in today’s world? Not much else.
Hat tip: RJ, Peter