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Old 15.12.2012, 17:31
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To all the groaners, why have you not created a thread with regards to this incident?

Was it because no one was killed or was it because it was not in America?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-20723910

P.s again its not an anti American post, its an anti 'fake grief' post.
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Old 15.12.2012, 19:27
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To all the groaners, why have you not created a thread with regards to this incident?

Was it because no one was killed or was it because it was not in America?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-20723910

P.s again its not an anti American post, its an anti 'fake grief' post.
So, what, we're supposed to start a thread like, "WTF is up with China's wacko knife laws and middle-aged guys?" What's so fake about being a parent and being heartbroken for those kids and wondering what the horror must be like for those parents left waiting after all the kids had come out of the school? I can't weep for every dead bird, dog, creature large or small, and person killed unjustly every day and I also can't save the world, but I can feel terrible for those in my own country who have been so spectacularly robbed of their future.

If this happened in Switzerland, how would you feel if someone posted some of the things you've said? It could happen there, but one hopes that even with your level of smugness, it won't.
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Old 15.12.2012, 19:42
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To all the groaners, why have you not created a thread with regards to this incident?

Was it because no one was killed or was it because it was not in America?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-20723910

P.s again its not an anti American post, its an anti 'fake grief' post.
Because the tragedy in the US hits close to home. And yes, 20 children killed does make the story that much more incomprehensible. I don't understand why you are referring to "fake grief" all the time, or what we Americans have done to make you respond the way you have...
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Old 15.12.2012, 19:49
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So, what, we're supposed to start a thread like, "WTF is up with China's wacko knife laws and middle-aged guys?" What's so fake about being a parent and being heartbroken for those kids and wondering what the horror must be like for those parents left waiting after all the kids had come out of the school? I can't weep for every dead bird, dog, creature large or small, and person killed unjustly every day and I also can't save the world, but I can feel terrible for those in my own country who have been so spectacularly robbed of their future.

If this happened in Switzerland, how would you feel if someone posted some of the things you've said? It could happen there, but one hopes that even with your level of smugness, it won't.
Lets chill out for a bit...

It can happen everywhere and the extent of tragedy is all the same. I feel sorry as much for gunshooting in Connecticut as for victims of Virginia massacre, Norway massacre last year, victims of Gaza attacks lately and poor nurse who committed suicide after bogus phone call in Australia just to name a few. We live in difficult times and world gets insane under pressure. Control and elimination of such risks should be implemented. It is not a case of America only. People just like to point the nationality when it comes to incidents just to find justification and self assurance it wouldn't happen in their own comfort zone of their beloved countries until it actually happens. Reality is different. Ask parents of a poor guy who committed suicide in Switzerland or innocent car driver who was hijacked in middle of Johannesburg. If devil orchestrated such evil himself and he is behind it, then it must take utter human effort to prevent it!
Stuff goes wrong everywhere in proportion to continents, countries and etc. Lets ask ourselves why? Cannot answer for each and individual what's cooking in his/her head!

In what I believe might not be in line of everyone's set of believes that IMHO the privacy of each individual has to be imminently more controlled than one would wish for. There is too much of avoidance in a sense that this is not my problem and we fail to see what surrounding environment is doing. Sometimes the nosiness that we complain about is better alternative than hardcore individualism and I don't care what they do. There are souls on this planet that simply cannot do as they please and should be observed all the time for entire society's sake. As much parents to kids as national security to Facebook or other tweets with suspicious blogs... It is in interest of everyone.
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