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Old 12-21-2012, 05:58 PM   #1
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These these are not even happening between months at a time. Its now weeks at a time.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:03 PM   #2
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These these are not even happening between months at a time. Its now weeks at a time.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:03 PM   #3
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Still the people that die in car accidents is still much greater than people dying in mass shootings during a year. Let's focus on car safety instead....am I right?


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Old 12-21-2012, 06:09 PM   #4
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A friend of mine was on Facebook today blaming video games because he loves his guns so much.

I guess this guy played Grand Theft Auto.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:16 PM   #5
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America is one of the richest countries in the world, obviously it is not perfect but why do such violent acts occur???

Are Americans pumped so much with fear and paranoia that the countries mental health is at risk???
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America is one of the richest countries in the world, obviously it is not perfect but why do such violent acts occur???

Are Americans pumped so much with fear and paranoia that the countries mental health is at risk???
Couldn't have generalized better myself.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:26 PM   #7
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It's f*cked up but people have been getting shot and killed everyday for the longest. Every shooting just gets hyped now because of the recent Connecticut tragedy.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:30 PM   #8
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It's f*cked up but people have been getting shot and killed everyday for the longest. Every shooting just gets hyped now because of the recent Connecticut tragedy.

Or when it starts happening to white people more. Lets face it, if you're black, latino, or even asian, you know what its like to grow up some place (in America) where shootings occur on a daily basis. Its not a problem until it starts to effect white people.
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A friend of mine was on Facebook today blaming video games because he loves his guns so much.

I guess this guy played Grand Theft Auto.
NRA mindset, yeah.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:35 PM   #10
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It's f*cked up but people have been getting shot and killed everyday for the longest. Every shooting just gets hyped now because of the recent Connecticut tragedy.

Every shooting should be hyped regardless. Shootings shouldn't be the norm. We are living in a terrible world when people are just so blase about shootings.
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Every shooting should be hyped regardless. Shootings shouldn't be the norm. We are living in a terrible world when people are just so blase about shootings.

In a perfect world they wouldn't be. But unfortunately in the world we live, violence like this is nothing new. There's nothing to stop a crazy person from having the desire to shoot, stab or harm other people.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:44 PM   #12
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In a perfect world they wouldn't be. But unfortunately in the world we live, violence like this is nothing new. There's nothing to stop a crazy person from having the desire to shoot, stab or harm other people.

But does that mean we just throw our arms up in the world and stop caring or trying to fix things? Apathy is just as big a problem as violence.

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Old 12-21-2012, 06:45 PM   #13
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It's the media's fault. If they didn't revere every loser who shot a couple dozen people as a god, these guys would just kill themselves and be done with it. But when you can go out with glory... to be the most important person in the world for a whole week... it'd almost be hard not to.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:53 PM   #14
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But does that mean we just throw our arms up in the world and stop caring or trying to fix things? Apathy is just as big a problem as violence.

"All that is required for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing."

I'm not saying you can't try to stop it. I'm saying that there's no need for the media and everyone to get so riled up about it like it's something so foreign.

Violence will exist as long as man does. No matter what you do people will find a way to hurt and/or kill each other. We just have to learn how to cope with it whether it be through self defense or legislation.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:56 PM   #15
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It's the media's fault. If they didn't revere every loser who shot a couple dozen people as a god, these guys would just kill themselves and be done with it. But when you can go out with glory... to be the most important person in the world for a whole week... it'd almost be hard not to.

Yup....but that'll never change. America is obsessed with crime, murder. They like it...it's exciting. Look at all the dramas on TV. Most of them are crime/murder shows...CSI, etc.
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