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Why do mass murderers always half-ass everything?

Inspired by the recent events that happened here in Toronto.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/ ... -link-the/


With proper preparation and half a brain, you could probably do something impressive. But no, it's always half assed like this...

Do you guys remember the "killdozer" incident? That guy wasn't **** around. You can tell he was actually dedicated and passionate about his craft. He did spend years building a monster bulldozer! The only reason why he failed was because the dozer fell into a basement. He wasn't trying to kill anyone though.



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Most seem mentally and emotionally unstable so it seems that the acts are usually due to a "snap"...

...there are a few that were meticulously planned, though...the Las Vegas shooter for one relatively recent example.
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you gotta realize, theres something driving them crazy. Even if its a silly reason. For whatever reasons, it drives them crazy. Hard to do anything well when you have that mind set.

But... 1 question. What is the purpose of this question? REgardless if they do it poorly... they always cause senseless violence and kill a lot of people.
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UrbanPoet wrote:
May 1st, 2018 9:15 pm
you gotta realize, theres something driving them crazy. Even if its a silly reason. For whatever reasons, it drives them crazy. Hard to do anything well when you have that mind set.

But... 1 question. What is the purpose of this question? REgardless if they do it poorly... they always cause senseless violence and kill a lot of people.
Does there need to be a reason outside of general curiosity? With so many horrific events lately were still reeling from the events that it's hard to bury them.

People like the aistriaman who imprisoned his daughter for 25 years with an elaborately built dungeon that is not someone who snaps. It's the work of a determined indicidual. Same for people like Jefferey daumer or Henry Manson. They plan their espacapdes carefully and more often than not succeed in achieving their goals.

Sometime plans don't go according blueprint because you encounter a variable you hadn't planned for like that guy who lead people to the jungles and made them commit mass suicide. What's his name? Saw the documentary and itbwas disturbing to say the least.
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UrbanPoet wrote:
May 1st, 2018 9:15 pm
you gotta realize, theres something driving them crazy. Even if its a silly reason. For whatever reasons, it drives them crazy. Hard to do anything well when you have that mind set.

But... 1 question. What is the purpose of this question? REgardless if they do it poorly... they always cause senseless violence and kill a lot of people.
Beyond the morbid curiosity cited, also because some people have a vested interest in learning what drives a person to commit certain acts like this against others. Criminal psychology is essential for helping prevent cases like this, but not just for those with that specific line of employment, society needs to have a more vested interest too. People state they want to help prevent violent crime but waste their time on superficial crap like guns, or video games, or music.
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Supercooled wrote:
May 2nd, 2018 4:03 am

Sometime plans don't go according blueprint because you encounter a variable you hadn't planned for like that guy who lead people to the jungles and made them commit mass suicide. What's his name? Saw the documentary and itbwas disturbing to say the least.
Jim Jones is the name your looking for .
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I assume mass murderers go to great lengths covering up their crimes. Some go decades without being caught...I wouldn't call that half assing it.
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Wilmega wrote:
May 2nd, 2018 12:30 pm
I assume mass murderers go to great lengths covering up their crimes. Some go decades without being caught...I wouldn't call that half assing it.
Are you referring to serial killers? That is different.
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Vegas shooter did his homework and prepared for years. Clearly he got results.
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UrbanPoet wrote:
May 1st, 2018 9:15 pm
you gotta realize, theres something driving them crazy. Even if its a silly reason. For whatever reasons, it drives them crazy. Hard to do anything well when you have that mind set.

But... 1 question. What is the purpose of this question? REgardless if they do it poorly... they always cause senseless violence and kill a lot of people.
I don't agree, some have legitimate reasons ...LoL
Some are heroes and some events are even iconic, but all hate their governments for lying and killing innocent people !


The feds killed her 14 year old brother and mother just because they wanted to live off the grid. If you try the same here in Toronto by disconnecting your electricity and water you will face the same consequence !
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mr_raider wrote:
May 2nd, 2018 7:49 pm
Vegas shooter did his homework and prepared for years. Clearly he got results.
How so? Target big event. Rent a room and conceal your guns in suitcases under the guise of a vacationer.

Say a prayer that the bullet you put in yourself does the job and voila.


Unfortunately a lot more people will die from this style of mass murder, same for cars running people over, ect. Hopefully we will make a collective move towards violence and coherence about crimes of opportunity and do something about it. Right now we are very lazy and complacent about personal safety as well as a global village type mindset. If we really wanted to erridacte terrorism webcam butbitbwill come at a cost of liberty and freedom as we know and enjoy it today. Orwellian society is not far off if this keeps us and it will.

The premise of borders and patrolling is the direct answer to this. We also have gated communities for the extra layer of security so philosophically we shouldn't be against big brother.
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Wow, never heard about that bulldozer rampage. Really interesting stuff.
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Not enough tragedy?
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Chickinvic wrote:
May 2nd, 2018 6:43 pm
Are you referring to serial killers? That is different.
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