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  # 1786999 23-May-2017 18:49
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Lias:

 

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*I'll bite.

 

Sandy Hook was equally depraved; no 'religion of peace' involvement there. No one ideology or religion has a monopoly on inhuman acts.

 

 

Apples and oranges. Mass murder by someone with serious mental health issues versus deliberate terrorism in the name of a religion are very different things.

 

 

 

 

 

 

end result is pretty much the same





Common sense is not as common as you think.


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  # 1787012 23-May-2017 19:34
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vexxxboy:

 

Lias:

 

dafman:

 

 

 

*I'll bite.

 

Sandy Hook was equally depraved; no 'religion of peace' involvement there. No one ideology or religion has a monopoly on inhuman acts.

 

 

Apples and oranges. Mass murder by someone with serious mental health issues versus deliberate terrorism in the name of a religion are very different things.

 

 

 

 

 

 

end result is pretty much the same

 

 

 

 

Not really. The end result isn't just for those who were killed, but it also is going to cause huge psychological damage on those caught up in it who survived. At least with a lone person with mental health problems, you know it is more of a one off, and their is a low risk of it reoccurring. But with terrosim, you don't know what will happen next, and those people will always be living in fear. This is really just a continuation of what has been happening since 9/11, and before.

 

This is one reason IMO that Britain voted for Brexit, and the US voted for Trump. People want change.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1787017 23-May-2017 19:43
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.At least with a lone person with mental health problems, you know it is more of a one off, and their is a low risk of it reoccurring. But with terrosim, you don't know what will happen next

 

 

Suicide bombers don't tend to do it again.

 

And you never know when the next "mental health" killer will turn up either.


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  # 1787070 23-May-2017 21:01
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mattwnz:


.At least with a lone person with mental health problems, you know it is more of a one off, and their is a low risk of it reoccurring. But with terrosim, you don't know what will happen next



Suicide bombers don't tend to do it again.


And you never know when the next "mental health" killer will turn up either.

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It however was unlikely planned by the suicide bomber itself. They are just the vehicle to get it into the right place, and they are disposable.

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  # 1787074 23-May-2017 21:09
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Lias:


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Sandy Hook was equally depraved; no 'religion of peace' involvement there. No one ideology or religion has a monopoly on inhuman acts.



Apples and oranges. Mass murder by someone with serious mental health issues versus deliberate terrorism in the name of a religion are very different things.


 



end result is pretty much the same



Not really. The end result isn't just for those who were killed, but it also is going to cause huge psychological damage on those caught up in it who survived. At least with a lone person with mental health problems, you know it is more of a one off, and their is a low risk of it reoccurring. But with terrosim, you don't know what will happen next, and those people will always be living in fear. This is really just a continuation of what has been happening since 9/11, and before.


This is one reason IMO that Britain voted for Brexit, and the US voted for Trump. People want change.


That's a good point. Because of frequency and association, terrorist attacks appear predictable.

When you look at what happened in the USA recently with the non-terrorist mentally ill or extremely intoxicated ex-serviceman driving into shoppers, perhaps that is predictable also.

It's a very sad state the world is in when a small number of people are easily convinced that terror is the solution to the worlds problems, and perhaps even a solution to their own personal problems. It's even sadder when innocent people are blamed for the actions of terrorists.

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  # 1787076 23-May-2017 21:10
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This is one reason IMO that Britain voted for Brexit, and the US voted for Trump. People want change.

 

 

Heh, what (postive) change do you expect to see as a result of those two things? 


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  # 1787103 23-May-2017 21:28
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mattwnz:

 

 

 

This is one reason IMO that Britain voted for Brexit, and the US voted for Trump. People want change.

 

 

Heh, what (postive) change do you expect to see as a result of those two things? 

 

 

Trump has said he will obviate the 'evil losers'. Thats a step in the right direction IMO.

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 


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  # 1787106 23-May-2017 21:42
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mattwnz:

 

 

 

This is one reason IMO that Britain voted for Brexit, and the US voted for Trump. People want change.

 

 

Heh, what (postive) change do you expect to see as a result of those two things? 

 

 

Trump has said he will obviate the 'evil losers'. Thats a step in the right direction IMO.

 

 

 

 

 

He said it would take 30 days too.

 

If you believe him, I have a bridge for sale...

 

 


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  # 1787107 23-May-2017 21:44
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mattwnz:

 

 

 

.At least with a lone person with mental health problems, you know it is more of a one off, and their is a low risk of it reoccurring. But with terrosim, you don't know what will happen next

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suicide bombers don't tend to do it again.

 

 

 

And you never know when the next "mental health" killer will turn up either.

 

q

It however was unlikely planned by the suicide bomber itself. They are just the vehicle to get it into the right place, and they are disposable.

 

 

 

Are you the Manchester Police?

 

You seem to know more than they do right now.

 

 

 

You know what real terrorism is? Fear. Speculation. People turning other people against other humans without actually having to do anything. 


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  # 1787109 23-May-2017 21:51
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networkn:

 

mattwnz:

 

 

 

This is one reason IMO that Britain voted for Brexit, and the US voted for Trump. People want change.

 

 

Heh, what (postive) change do you expect to see as a result of those two things? 

 

 

 

 

Brexit makes it harder (or at least, in theory it does) for Britain to end up a destination for ne'er-do-wells with malicious intent who wander into Europe as 'refugees' when fools like Merkel open the gates.

 

Trump, I can't help you with other than I suppose that there is an outside chance he might do us a favour and turn a swathe of the middle east into a Fallout 4 live action park.

 

My wife's family all live within an hour of Manchester although fortunately none of them were anywhere near the concert. As I said elsewhere, there are places up there which you simply would not recognise as 'Britain'. Fool politicians have a lot to answer for.






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  # 1787122 23-May-2017 22:12
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Wiggum:

 

networkn:

 

mattwnz:

 

 

 

This is one reason IMO that Britain voted for Brexit, and the US voted for Trump. People want change.

 

 

Heh, what (postive) change do you expect to see as a result of those two things? 

 

 

Trump has said he will obviate the 'evil losers'. Thats a step in the right direction IMO.

 

 

 

 

 

For every 'evil' person you successfully bomb from high, you create two or more new recruits from the aftermath.

 

That's what got us to where we are now.

 

The only thing Trump will achieve is an acceleration of the terror machine.

 

 


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  # 1787136 23-May-2017 22:38
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For every 'evil' person you successfully bomb from high, you create two or more new recruits from the aftermath.

 

That's what got us to where we are now.

 

The only thing Trump will achieve is an acceleration of the terror machine.

 

 

Whats the alternative? Sit back and let these attacks continue? And hope that they will just go away?

 

The attacks are accelerating and will continue to accelerate regardless of Trump or not.

 

We live in a dangerous world and we have very few good options. But the worst option, is to do nothing. - Allan Trumbull, London has fallen

 

 

 

 


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  # 1787137 23-May-2017 23:00
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Panic, Brexit, elect Trump, vote Le Pen, crusade, hate:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 1787143 23-May-2017 23:25
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Panic, Brexit, elect Trump, vote Le Pen, crusade, hate:

 

 

   

 

Interesting but a little out of date as it excludes 2016/2017. Deaths in western Europe in 2016 were the highest in over a decade.

 

 

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  # 1787167 23-May-2017 23:42
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blakamin:

 

mattwnz:
blakamin:

 

mattwnz:

 

 

 

.At least with a lone person with mental health problems, you know it is more of a one off, and their is a low risk of it reoccurring. But with terrosim, you don't know what will happen next

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suicide bombers don't tend to do it again.

 

 

 

And you never know when the next "mental health" killer will turn up either.

 

q

It however was unlikely planned by the suicide bomber itself. They are just the vehicle to get it into the right place, and they are disposable.

 

 

 

Are you the Manchester Police?

 

You seem to know more than they do right now.

 

 

 

You know what real terrorism is? Fear. Speculation. People turning other people against other humans without actually having to do anything. 

 

 

 

 

Suicide attacks are usually part of a larger campaign.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_attack

 

The media does fuel the fear, whenever the word 'terrorism' is used. 


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