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Originally posted by unphased
First of all there is no clear motive in this tragedy. No matter his motive, I play no part. The current state of affairs in this country at a citizen level doesn't even seem to have played a part here...
I want no part of this. I'm not responsible. I hate baby killers, all of 'em. I see no soul on earth glorifying this man either.
What does this tragedy have to do with "the machine"?edit on 14-12-2012 by unphased because: (no reason given)
I find myself wondering, what exactly is wrong with society when a man feels his only option is murdering innocent children and taking his own life?
Originally posted by Cosmic911
No, I'm not going to agree with your emotional existential outcry of feelings. The worthless politicians who continue to pass feel-good gun legislation are to blame. Yes, today was tragic, but I'm not owning any of that.
Originally posted by charles1952
reply to post by ZiggyMojo
I may be misunderstanding you, but when you say you are responsible for the shootings, and so am I, and so is my mentally challenged adult nephew, I lose you completely.
There is no functional difference between saying all of us are responsible, and none of us are responsible. Where do you go to fix it? We are all responsible for poverty, drugs, crummy news coverage, abysmal schools, unemployment?
It may make someone feel better to claim universal responsibility, but it does absolutely nothing to help. Now if you're simply saying that we all need to be better people, you've presented a truism. Of course we all want to be better people. If you'd care to discuss how, and what "better" means, it might be a worthwhile conversation.