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What is up with all the mass killings lately?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:24 AM on Apr. 5, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (27)
  • I think people are losing faith. In God, in their country, in their leaders, etc. People without faith do stupid things.
    mandilynnep

    Answer by mandilynnep at 1:28 AM on Apr. 5, 2009

  • people are going crazy... very scary
    JuLiAnSmOmMy317

    Answer by JuLiAnSmOmMy317 at 1:29 AM on Apr. 5, 2009

  • Something in the water
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:29 AM on Apr. 5, 2009

  • yea...anon... NOT FUNNY.... people are being murdered....
    JuLiAnSmOmMy317

    Answer by JuLiAnSmOmMy317 at 1:33 AM on Apr. 5, 2009

  • I wasn't being funny. Another post said there are always a lot of shootings this time every year. I think it's something in the natural enviroment, water, air, something.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:53 AM on Apr. 5, 2009

  • people without faith do stupid things


    like 9/11, bombing planned parenthood, the inquisition, Andrea Yates drowning her kids in a bathtub . . . no. wait, those were people WITH faith.

    autodidact

    Answer by autodidact at 2:05 AM on Apr. 5, 2009

  • I think there is a correlation between the uptick in violence and depression and cabin fever from the winter. No, not kidding. There tends (not all the time) to be more "home-grown" violence this time of year.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:34 AM on Apr. 5, 2009

  • The Taliban have taken credit for the shootings in NY, which makes me wonder if the "sleeper cells" are beginning to awaken.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:42 AM on Apr. 5, 2009

  • that's "man made sleeper cells" to you! now, don't go hurting the feelings of these people, just because you don't understand their cause! (sarcasm)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:13 AM on Apr. 5, 2009

  • In times of economic crisis people start to loose hope and therefore take their anger/frustration out on innocent people. Many of these individuals had recently lost their job and then were starting to loose hope that they could ever get back on their feet. Like the person who killed those Police Officers yesterday, he had recently lost his job and feared losing his right to bear arms. People are scared/hopeless in where this country is going so they make a statement by killing others and mostly likely themselves. Because just by killing yourself you don't make a "big" enough statement to make it on the news.
    usmc0351wife

    Answer by usmc0351wife at 8:43 AM on Apr. 5, 2009

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