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Why not take out a few drug dealers or white collar criminals?
originally posted by: tide88
So do you believe all mass killings are conspiracies. If you go to the link I provided, they are all done by one person. Many of which the numbers killed are far more than any here in the USA.
lol, when i look at the numbers related in your op your own hypothesis gets blown to pieces. I wonder what the usa alone is in that stat without mexicos numbers. It is actually very rare these things happen here. Its because its so rare these things just do not make sense. Now that cnn has completely shifted to reality tv but because they stage reality news its like nobody is supposed to notice. So what is happening is that everyones bs meter is deep in the red and nobody believes the cardasions or the jersy shore really, actually represents real life and all of a sudden the news seems to hire more actors than hollywood and ballywood put together and they all seem to know the same words to the exact same song.
originally posted by: tide88
It seems like every time something tragic happens in the USA, we see the internet get flooded with people claiming conspiracy. Nowadays, when someone loses their mind and goes on a killing spree here in the US, there are always claims that someone nefarious is behind it. Whether it be mind control and the CIA, the government, or some other ridiculous theory, apparently no "truthers" believe bad things just happen in the US. Apparently in the mind of these "truthers", there are no crazy people in the USA capable of committing mass murders.
As one can see, I am referencing the USA quite a bit. The reason being is there are rampage/mass killings all over the world, not just the USA? So, why do people here and on other conspiracy forums insist on being armchair detectives only when a mass killing happens in the USA? It isn't like the only people posting here live in the US, many posters here are from all over the world. Do conspiracy theorist really hate the USA that bad?
Most of you are probably are thinking right now " It because most of these killings are happening in the USA and rarely happen elsewhere", so for those who believe that, here are a few world wide mass killing statistics.
Number Of Incidents (Top 5) World Wide:
1. Southeast Asia 142
2. Asia 132
3. Americas (N/S/C) 119
4. Europe 106
5. Africa/Middle E. 88
These above numbers do not depict the number killed, they are the number of individual incidents. It also is interesting to note that most of the killers took their own lives. Here is a source that has many links to the number of victims, when the killings happened, and the end results.
So my question once again is, why are mass killings only conspiracies in the USA? Why do some posters believe that the US killings are conspiracies, but not killings that happen in other parts of the world. Why are the crime scenes in other parts of the world not picked apart like the ones here in the US? I would be willing to bet that you would find the exact same discrepancies in the investigations of mass killings in other parts of the world, that "believers" find here in the USA.
originally posted by: 3n19m470
I used to have a theory that basically every problem from anxiety to mass/serial killers, and even things like obesity and anorexia are all due to one thing- deep inside, we all know that things are not right in the world.
originally posted by: DelMarvel
What's going on here involves people who for whatever reason believe there is conspiracy behind every single event and who suffer from massive confirmation bias.
In these cases ( and I would include the No Planers) it is difficult to argue with the suggestion that some sort of collective or individual mental illness is involved.