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Not the worst mass shooting

Bigzinc 2017-10-06 12:23:26 

Worth a read

pelon 2017-10-06 12:32:25 

In reply to Bigzinc

Interesting article for sure. Especially noting the murder of Black and Native Indians - which tends to "not count" for some of these folk that write headlines.

sadly though, this is the worst mass murder (shooting) by an individual. A stat I am not sure will last.

Tryangle 2017-10-06 13:16:11 

I've seen some headlines which add the qualifier "modern US history". I guess it still downplays the atrocities of prior centuries.

pelon 2017-10-06 13:20:31 

In reply to Tryangle

"by an individual" is the qualifier missing.

Tryangle 2017-10-06 13:37:00 

In reply to pelon

Yeah. Mind you I've seen some reports to suggest it wasn't 'just' him, but that could be the usual conspiracy theory people at work.

Although I didn't see the buzzwords "inside job" or "Illuminati" just yet.

Runs 2017-10-06 13:45:54 

In reply to Tryangle

lol Are you a believer in conspiracy theories and the illuminati?

Bigzinc 2017-10-06 15:00:35 

In reply to Runs

you guys don't trivialize this stuff. Modern civilization was founded on the worst atrocities committed on non European populations.

talk about ethnic cleasing.

pelon 2017-10-06 15:02:51 

In reply to Tryangle

Please, I beg yuh... don't go there. America is fascinated with conspiracy as a means of not taking definitive ownership to a problem.

I beg uh please.

bravos 2017-10-06 15:22:55 

In reply to Tryangle

Even if it wasn't just him its still a mass shooting ..its the event the Columbine boys etc..

Runs 2017-10-06 15:38:46 

In reply to Bigzinc

Facts, figures and pragmatism are not criterias anymore. lol

Tryangle 2017-10-06 16:01:32 

In reply to pelon and Runs

Nah, not me. But you know how it goes... people will come up with, or find, anything that supports or promotes their own narrative.

Fake moon landings, flat-earthers, the whole thang.

Runs 2017-10-06 16:13:22 

In reply to Tryangle

Read an article that says it is useless arguing with them and using facts etc Supposedly the part of the brain that triggers anger, feelings of being threatened etc is the same part that is activated when one disagrees with their thinking and try to rationalize with facts. Useless, as they will not get it.

pelon 2017-10-06 16:45:19 

In reply to Runs

You are top class

Runs 2017-10-06 16:52:17 

In reply to pelon

Why thank you kind sir, but you are way above me I must be modest and admit. Your posts are a must read and digest.

Dan_De_Lyan 2017-10-06 17:00:13 

your hair smells very nice smile

Drapsey 2017-10-06 17:08:22 

In reply to Runs

Why thank you kind sir, but you are way above me I must be modest and admit. Your posts are a must read and digest.

Mind dem compliments fly to pelon's head.

pelon 2017-10-06 18:09:37 

In reply to Drapsey

lol lol lol lol
old rum, frequent failure etc. keep me grounded...