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The irresponsible glorifying of psychos by the media

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posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 03:01 AM
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I've been quite impressed by the Norwegian peoples reaction to ABB. Not only the court's refusal to allow the media in, but the majority of Norwegians refuse to even say his name, and want him to become forgotten asap.

Unfortunately, for others, he will become a source of fascination for many years to come, and the media just seems to feed into this imo.

many tabloids go into gruesome details on such crimes with little sensitivity for victims families. News shows are only slightly less graphic. I remember a few years ago walking into a newsagents and seeing a magazine series on serial killers on the bottom shelf, at eye level with small children. At airports, books on serial killers and other crime figures are given a large stand. Must be a lot of people who like sitting on the beach reading about murder. Weird. I recently read that Ted Bundy's life story was available at Broadmoor's library for patients to read. Unbelievable.

Why glorify these sick b
s? The crimes they committed should be censored and let them be history's forgotten men, no need to publicize them so copycats can be influenced.

The below example, the way the words overlap certain images, makes me think they may even want to encourage it via subliminal messaging.





posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 03:42 AM
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Who you call a psychotic serial killer I call a patriot. A hero willing to do anything, ANYTHING to preserve his heritage and his way of life, his freedoms and his liberties. What he did was horrible and terrible and unforgivable. But it was necessary.

Some of the things he killed to preserve.

-Beer
-Movies
-Music
-Dancing
-Kissing, hugging and holding hands
-Personal choice of clothing, hairstyles, tattoos and piercings
-Freedom to choose your own politics
-Freedom to choose your own religion
-Freedom to leave your house unescorted as a woman
-Freedom to have a facial expression and have human emotions and display them as a woman
-Freedom not to be murdered if you are raped
-Freedom to drive as a woman
-Freedom to work as a woman
-Freedom to go to school and get an education as a woman
-The right to not be hung in the streets for being a lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, asexual, transsexual, omnisexual etc.
-The right to not be married off and used as a sex slave at the age of 12 years old and far far younger
-The right to go to the beach and swim and build a sandcastle together with your family
-The right to make art without being stabbed
-The right to make criticisms without being butchered ruthlessly
-The write to right books without having your organs punctured with kitchen knifes
-The right to leave your religion without being killed
-The right to look at pornography
-The right to your own name
-The right to fly a kite
-The right to clap your hands and applaud
-The right to use the internet

There is no measure to how fast and how hard I am willing to bring this fight to islams doorstep and those that would unlock the door and open the door and let them in to preserve just a handful of these things. When all of that and more is at stake I am willing to do the most heinous gruesome things that you can imagine and many many more that you could never imagine in order to preserve them.



posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 03:46 AM
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I really don't know what to say. Nothing will stop the hive mind of the populace but I think that not allowing media in is irresponsible for the simple fact that I believe it is necessary for archival and record. I most definitely see your point of view but I feel like that's a problem of the masses and the sick Hollywood pop culture. At the end of the day, I think it's more important that this be put on video record.



posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 03:46 AM
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totally agree. i am willing to bet that if you walked up to people on the streets in America and said the names: John G. Roberts, Jr., Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr., and said "who are they?" - most people would have NO CLUE that they are current Justices of the Supreme Court. But if you said the names: Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, and John Wayne Gacy - almost everyone would instantly know they are serial killers.

I noticed recently that the current season of Celebrity Rehab (a show on VH1 for celeb drug addicts, for those who don't watch trash tv and don't know of what I am speaking. lol) that Amy Fisher is on the show. Really?!? How is she a celebrity? How did we mix up being notorious with being a celebrity. Her claim to fame is that, at 16 years old, she slept around with a married man (albeit, he was sooooo wrong and she WAS a child) and then she shot the mans wife in the face and went to prison. Simply because the media deemed her the "Long Island Lolita" and molested her crime for ratings does NOT make her a celebrity. it makes her a stupid girl who shot someone in the face.


along the lines of my first paragraph, it reminds me of that television show that Jay Leno had out for... like... half a season lol... where he did ask people on the streets certain questions. In one episode (the only episode i watched) he asked a girl "do you know who lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue?" and the girls was all "like... OMG... i have no idea" *hair flip* and then he asked her "well, do you know who lives in a pineapple under the sea?" and she got all happy and said "spongebob?"

it gives me a slurpee headache.

love your rant!



posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 03:54 AM
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I agree slightly but you should take a step back from this situation and analyze it from every angle. See what Norway's latest political issues are. See who stands to gain from this. Always ask if this could have been a set up in any way or at least directed by other forces. Take note of who the children at the camp were. They were the children of politicians who went against the interests of globalists.

I hope I'm not throwing in anything that sets you off and if I do, please don't throw my message out in it's entirety.

I just think it's critical to look into every minute detail and explore every possibility. Make sure to ask yourself if this was intended to inspire copycats. Many agree with this man's manifesto. It seems to strike a resonant chord with many.

Also, ask yourself if this man is intelligent enough to coordinate this, wouldn't he be intelligent enough to see that his actions ruined his movement and sequestered it into the arena of terrorism? "Authorities" imply he may even have worked with Al-Qaeda or Muslim extremists, even though his manifesto strongly indicates otherwise.

Even the state of Israel is being implicated in the attacks by some and a picture has been circulating around with children at the camp holding anti-Israel banners.

It's too soon to jump to conclusions. Too many unanswered questions. Just take note of everything, making sure not to forget details, and wait until the dust settles.
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posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 03:55 AM
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I agree the media should be sensaitive, but cencorship of the crimes? What just deny that they ever happened? Thats like a massive middle finger to the victims, just firgetting them totally.

1st we and the people of Norway have a right to know what happeened
2nd even if he admits it and is a sicko he has a right to a fair trial



posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 11:24 AM
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by killing children??? seems like the words of an irresponsible child or a comfortable web lurk, youve obviously never seen a kid on the verge of death or dead with your own eyes to condone the killing of innocent people for freedom of entertainment choices and beer. its called "thinking" before you say stupid things, you remember the filter thing in your head??



posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 01:48 PM
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It's news...it is going to get reported and documented.....do they report and repeat too much...yes I think they do. What can I do about it? Ignore them and tune into something else.

Wouldn't it be wonderful if there was at least one TV station and one Radio station that reported only good news!

Now I ask you...why can't we have that!



posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 05:55 PM
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Hahaha! My first thought was Christian News Radio. Then I immediately dismissed it and remembered they're the worst offender of all.



posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 06:00 PM
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Originally posted by idonotcollectstamps
reply to post by Ginga
 


Who you call a psychotic serial killer I call a patriot. A hero willing to do anything, ANYTHING to preserve his heritage and his way of life, his freedoms and his liberties. What he did was horrible and terrible and unforgivable. But it was necessary.


Yes, because true heroes always kill eighty innocent unarmed people, the majority of which are children, who had nothing to do with what they're trying to fight for (or against).

People like you deserve to be tried and hanged.
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posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 06:09 PM
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agreed, i think this clip puts it nicely.



posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 07:07 PM
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reply to post by highpriestess
 
You have a great point here

Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, and John Wayne Gacy - almost everyone would instantly know they are serial killers.


Not only do I know they are serial killers, but I can tell you almost everything about their personalities, how many they killed, how it all started, how it all ended. And none of them had a "message" or "cause" to support. But they're all over the TV all the time.

as Clint says....
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I agree the media should be sensaitive, but cencorship of the crimes? What just deny that they ever happened?

Thats exactly how it seems to me. They want to pretend it never happened, because they don't want anyone to hear what they were actually trying to say.


I'm not going to justify killing 80 people - and I'm not going to blame anyone for my lack of knowledge on the subject (because its out there and a matter of public record, its my job to look for it)

BUT I am going to question WHY I know so much about Casey Anthony, when I tried desperately to ignore the whole thing - and I know nearly nothing about this Norway guy - and I only slightly ignored that because I was busy with other things. Why isn't he being thrown in our face like the people mentioned by highpriestess?



posted on Jul, 31 2011 @ 12:39 PM
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Originally posted by Ginga

Why glorify these sick b
s? The crimes they committed should be censored and let them be history's forgotten men, no need to publicize them so copycats can be influenced.




It's totally true what you say, Ginga. The film 'Natural Born Killers' deliberately highlights how serial killers become celebrities, the plot is a couple of lovers become serial killers and the next thing you know people in their society are wearing t-shirts with their names on them. Society today, it's like there's a mass consciousness all directed towards milking titilation from cruelty, we've a lot of evolving to do. The media covers the ins and outs of these serial killers because that's what 99 percent of the public want, there's demand for it, it's not going to stop for a long long time. If there were live executions on tv the viewing figures would be astronomical although I bet not that many would admit to watching. Society is unwell. I know this thread is directed towards the media but business' respond to public demand.



posted on Aug, 1 2011 @ 11:28 AM
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Yes, you're right, the magazines and books dedicated to such topics are only there because so many have a fascination with the subject.

According to Google's keyword tool, the search term "serial killers" gets 823,000 monthly searches


"World peace" only 246,000.




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