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Originally posted by Wertdagf
reply to post by ManBehindTheMask
Simply suggesting that the hate religion preaches might be a motivation isnt unreasonable. It would make alot more sense than "computers".
Maybe you consider the gential mutliation of infants to be "good moral parenting", but i would disagree. With almost half of the nation praying to a magical bearded man in the sky... having the school raise the children seems like a step forward. I dont see this "moral decay of society" you speak of.
The goal has become to be bigger and more horrible than the last incident for many potential mass shooters that look to previous atrocities for perverted inspiration, according to threat assessment experts. “There is a notion of ‘I need to be more well-known, more recognized and more deviant than the last person,’” said Larry Barton a threat assessment teacher at the FBI Academy and a professor of management at The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pa.
One common trait for many mass shooters or bombers is that they study previous attack strategies and attempt to perfect them. Virginia Tech massacre shooter Seung-Hui Cho studied the Columbine High School shootings; Northern Illinois University shooter Steven Kazmierczak is known to have studied the Virginia Tech shooting.
My findings have unfolded a contest of sorts between these shooters but the question is how they were chosen. Each one is having a greater effect. Similarities across the board but one thing ties all of them together. The internet. Something ‘pushed’ each of these cases . Children were killed that day and families were shattered. This we know. But it was not the guns or video games. Please look at Mr Lanza so we can identify the next one on the list…and share when we have that feeling.