Posts Tagged ‘killer’

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The NRA Donated $10,000 to Help Train the Parkland Shooting Suspect to Use a Rifle

ikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old who charged with murdering 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, honed his marksmanship skills in a school program supported by the NRA. Cruz was, according to the Associated Press, a member of the school’s four-person varsity marksmanship team, which received a $10,000 grant from the NRA in 2016.

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Wow. We all like to think we’d run toward the danger and be heroic, rather than running away from the sounds of gunshots.

…the teacher intercepted the gunman as he paused, possibly trying to reload.

It was not clear if the student committed suicide or if he accidentally shot himself while in struggling with Silberberger.

Teacher hailed for intervening in Washington high school shooting

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He left a video and a manifesto

 

My Twisted World
The Story of Elliot Rodger
By Elliot Rodger
Introduction
Humanity…
 All of my suffering on this world has been at the hands of humanity, particularly women.It has made me realize just how brutal and twisted humanity is as a species. All I ever wanted was to fitin and live a happy life amongst humanity, but I was cast out and rejected, forced to endure an existenceof loneliness and insignificance, all because the females of the human species were incapable of seeingthe value in me.

The Aurora tragedy raises the haunting question: Why does pop culture inspire people to kill?

by Owen Gleiberman

Spree killers and their connections to pop culture phenomena, and more widely applicable: pop culture’s influence on both empathy and obsessions.