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Re: Train attack in Canton St Gallen

I await to see how genuinely Swiss this person really was
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I await to see how genuinely Swiss this person really was
Why not define what you would accept as genuine now. It might save time later.

I'll start. Born to 2 Swiss parents.
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Old 13.08.2016, 22:09
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Re: Train attack in Canton St Gallen

Wot, no Phos?

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Old 13.08.2016, 22:33
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I await to see how genuinely Swiss this person really was
Wtf is genuinely Swiss? Either you are or you are not...moronic statement...or question...
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Old 13.08.2016, 22:38
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Wtf is genuinely Swiss? Either you are or you are not...moronic statement...or question...
Well there are more than enough Swiss citizens who would hold that I am not Swiss, despite my Passport. Many would hold that my children also aren't Swiss, though both parents had Swiss passports.

Does that make them all morons, in your opinion?
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Old 13.08.2016, 22:42
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Wot, no Phos?

I hardly think it was Phos.
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Re: Train attack in Canton St Gallen

I guess EFers were deeply bored of ad hominem; and now, it's time to shift towards 'no true Scotsman'
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Well there are more than enough Swiss citizens who would hold that I am not Swiss, despite my Passport. Many would hold that my children also aren't Swiss, though both parents had Swiss passports.

Does that make them all morons, in your opinion?
True, but you are a Swiss citizen and technically that makes you Swiss. Those that don't consider Swiss citizens based on their ethnicity are racists. Its a bit like the NF chanting there ain't no black in the Union Jack. Maybe if somebody is not White Aryan and Protestant/Catholic, that makes them automatically not Swiss in the minds of morons. On the other hand historically and genetically you are right, Switzerland is made up of bits of France and Italy and Germany so it must be the case that only a true Swiss person can only be white and Northern European. Of course that doesn't take into account thousands of years of human genetic migration.

I find it strange how a discussion on the terrible occurrence of a multiple random stabbing on a train, has already sparked a debate on race.
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Why not define what you would accept as genuine now. It might save time later.

I'll start. Born to 2 Swiss parents.
Yeh and what if their parents were immigrants?
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True, but you are a Swiss citizen and technically that makes you Swiss. Those that don't consider Swiss citizens based on their ethnicity are racists.
So the multitude here who have gotten Swiss passports but don't consider themselves Swiss are racists ?? You're quite the card.
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Re: Train attack in Canton St Gallen

I'll posit something about the Swiss identity... Few Swiss consider being Muslim compatible with Swiss values. Converts or naturalised.
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Re: Train attack in Canton St Gallen

"A 27 year old Swiss with a typically Swiss name" - St Gallen police.

Well, that's pissed on everyone's chips, hasn't it?
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Re: Train attack in Canton St Gallen

NZZ and local radio reporting the attacked had a typical Swiss name
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Old 13.08.2016, 23:49
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Re: Train attack in Canton St Gallen

Police say "not of immigrant background." Not ruling terrrorist motive in or out.
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Police say "not of immigrant background."
Next question
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"A 27 year old Swiss with a typically Swiss name" - St Gallen police.

Well, that's pissed on everyone's chips, hasn't it?
What's a 'typically Swiss name' for a bloke?

Sky news said it was a crime of passion, i.e. he was setting fire to his girlfriend on the train.

The only culture clash I see here is, where I come from him, there would only be one casualty and it would be because the other passengers had kicked seven shades of poop out of him. That might sound overly aggressive to some people, but it's pretty much the case.
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Re: Train attack in Canton St Gallen

Probably some local wacko was jealous of street parade galore taking place in canton of Zurich and he wanted some piece of the action in his boring village. Fireworks in form of fire but cannot explain the knife attack part. Perhaps he was upset with train delay and set it ablaze.

Well, I was several times in Sennwald and nearly got the job in this area. Now I'm happy I did not (no it wasn't me avenging not getting job and I'm typing it from home not a hospital).

Also coverage in English:

Switzerland Salez attack: Knifeman sets fire to Swiss train
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-37072847
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What's a 'typically Swiss name' for a bloke?
I suspect the police were talking about his surname. But to answer your question, "Beat"* is about as Swiss as they come, in fact I think it's uniquely Swiss. "Urs" is pretty Swissy, too.

*Whereas the feminine form, "Beate", is not uniquely Swiss, but common in Germany.
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Re: Train attack in Canton St Gallen

So when CNN said "Every 84 hours an attack of ISIS or something bad could happen to Europe" is merely true. I saw this news on TDG (surprised that CNN didn't report) There were blood on the platform! Pray for victims! Previously, I heard there are foreign criminals getting deported, don't know what's gonna happen to this guy. Maybe get himself on the blacklist or be sent behind the bars. No idea about his motive. Nowhere's safe. Mad world! Shame on humanity
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