The truth of the matter is that there is no simple fix to the brokenness of our society. The remedy must begin with a worldwide heart change. Perhaps, over time, healing will burst forth from the brokenness. But until then, we are all left to figure out how we deal with the fear.
Here is a 14 year old girl's perspective: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQ4HZi-mKFY