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Old 20.03.2019, 15:40
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Old 20.03.2019, 15:41
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No, actually you don't. I responded to a post by Loz and you launched in with both feet with some utter bollocks which didn't bring anything to the discussion. See below...
Your question to me was irrelevant in relation to the point we were discussing, which is why I ignored it.
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Old 20.03.2019, 15:42
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Your question to me was irrelevant in relation to the point we were discussing, which is why I ignored it.
Yawn. It doesn't matter to you if it was on (sub)topic or not.
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Old 20.03.2019, 15:45
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Your question to me was irrelevant in relation to the point we were discussing, which is why I ignored it.
People will adjust. Just give it time.
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Old 20.03.2019, 15:47
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Anyway, back on topic. Anybody not think it's funny that everything Brenton Tarrant said would happen with regards to gun control in his manifesto (as well as many other things too), is now happening? People's reactions are so habitual. What's worse is that he said that he wanted these things to happen and everyone is only too happy to oblige.
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Old 20.03.2019, 15:48
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Your question to me was irrelevant in relation to the point we were discussing, which is why I ignored it.
I think it was ignored because the answer would have voided your point but, hey, let's agree to disagree.

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People will adjust. Just give it time.
You just can't help yourself, can you?
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Old 20.03.2019, 16:02
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There are countries with bans on all, checkpoints every 25mins of highways and still have violence and massacres prevailing.
Which ones, and how many massacres?
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Old 20.03.2019, 16:06
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Anyway, back on topic. Anybody not think it's funny that everything Brenton Tarrant said would happen with regards to gun control in his manifesto (as well as many other things too), is now happening? People's reactions are so habitual. What's worse is that he said that he wanted these things to happen and everyone is only too happy to oblige.
Man about to do heinous thing predicts that heinous thing will prompt a rethink of how best to stop heinous things in future.

He's quite the Nostradamus.
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Old 20.03.2019, 16:10
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re-posting what this scum bag said is giving him exactly what he wanted, its very poor taste just to try and make whatever screwed up trolling point you're trying to make

eta - why the groan?? do you think its ok to give mass murders the publicity they craved ????

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Old 20.03.2019, 16:13
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Anyway, back on topic. Anybody not think it's funny that everything Brenton Tarrant said would happen with regards to gun control in his manifesto (as well as many other things too), is now happening? People's reactions are so habitual. What's worse is that he said that he wanted these things to happen and everyone is only too happy to oblige.
It doesn't take a genius to figure out that people will call for tighter gun laws after a mass shooting. It also doesn't take a genius to foresee the consequences of those calls. Tarrant is far from a genius, therefore saw what everyone else can.

No special skillz there.

As for everybody playing right into his hands, he wasn't even bright enough to work out how to sow the seeds of his desired civil war without sacrificing himself.
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Old 20.03.2019, 16:27
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Anyway, back on topic. Anybody not think it's funny that everything the terrorist tosspot said would happen with regards to gun control in his manifesto
I've been meaning to ask you if you had ever encountered the tosspot online?
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Old 20.03.2019, 19:36
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re-posting what this scum bag said is giving him exactly what he wanted, its very poor taste just to try and make whatever screwed up trolling point you're trying to make

eta - why the groan?? do you think its ok to give mass murders the publicity they craved ????
No, it's useful to try and understand what drove this guy. Unlike Islamic terrorists, where we have a good idea what drives them, Brenton Tarrant's aims and motivations are not so straightforward. Little can be done to prevent repeat attacks unless you understand why they happened.

For what it's worth, I think this won't be the last attack we see like this, and I expect the next one to be a lot closer to home.

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It doesn't take a genius to figure out that people will call for tighter gun laws after a mass shooting. It also doesn't take a genius to foresee the consequences of those calls. Tarrant is far from a genius, therefore saw what everyone else can.

No special skillz there.

As for everybody playing right into his hands, he wasn't even bright enough to work out how to sow the seeds of his desired civil war without sacrificing himself.
Does that make Anders Breivik the genius as he has influenced a similar attack?
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Old 20.03.2019, 19:41
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No, it's useful to try and understand what drove this guy. Unlike Islamic terrorists, where we have a good idea what drives them, Brenton Tarrant's aims and motivations are not so straightforward. Little can be done to prevent repeat attacks unless you understand why they happened.

For what it's worth, I think this won't be the last attack we see like this, and I expect the next one to be a lot closer to home.

Does that make Anders Breivik the genius as he has influenced a similar attack?
You have an implicit assumption that these lone nutters all have the same motivation so more attacks can be stopped.
I am not sure that trying to understand the motivation of a lone nutter is either healthy or sensible?
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Old 20.03.2019, 19:44
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You have an implicit assumption that these lone nutters all have the same motivation so more attacks can be stopped.
I am not sure that trying to understand the motivation of a lone nutter is either healthy or sensible?
That's because you assume that:

a) he's a nutter
b) he's a lone nutter

Read what he wrote and you'll understand more.
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Old 20.03.2019, 19:47
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That's because you assume that:

a) he's a nutter
b) he's a lone nutter

Read what he wrote and you'll understand more.
He killed 50 people, and you think it's debatable that he's a nutter?
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Old 20.03.2019, 19:49
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He killed 50 people, and you think it's debatable that he's a nutter?
Bingo.
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He killed 50 people, and you think it's debatable that he's a nutter?
Depends on what you define as a "nutter". I certainly don't think he was psychotic or had mental health issues.
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Old 20.03.2019, 19:51
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Depends on what you define as a "nutter". I certainly don't think he was psychotic or had mental health issues.
So he was of sound mind, by your view?
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Old 20.03.2019, 19:52
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So he was of sound mind, by your view?
From what I've read, yes.
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