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Markymark4,486 posts since 13 Dec 2004
Meridian (North) South Today
Not terror related and it says so right in the article

Though the distinction between something that is 'terrorism' and something that isn't seems to be fairly arbitrary.


Terrorism is for political gain. Quite a clear distinction.


On a terrorist's list of objectives when he goes on a killing spree, is fear through publicly, when a regular 'nutjob' does the same, that's probably way down his list, if at all.

The media need to be very careful not to present the former's actions any differently, or more extensively than the latter's.

Ultimately both are simply deranged individuals.
Last edited by Markymark on 25 March 2017 5:19pm
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Worzel3,420 posts since 8 Jan 2008
Anglia (West) Look East (West sub-opt)
Though the distinction between something that is 'terrorism' and something that isn't seems to be fairly arbitrary.


Terrorism is for political gain. Quite a clear distinction.


On a terrorist's list of objectives when he goes on a killing spree, is fear through publicly, when a regular 'nutjob' does the same, that's probably way down his list, if at all.

The media need to be very careful not to present the former's actions any differently, or more extensively than the latter's.

Ultimately both are simply deranged individuals.


He or she.
bilky asko4,546 posts since 9 Sep 2006
Tyne Tees Look North (North East)

Terrorism is for political gain. Quite a clear distinction.


On a terrorist's list of objectives when he goes on a killing spree, is fear through publicly, when a regular 'nutjob' does the same, that's probably way down his list, if at all.

The media need to be very careful not to present the former's actions any differently, or more extensively than the latter's.

Ultimately both are simply deranged individuals.


He or she.


How dare you reduce terrorism to binary gender. There's nothing to say that a terrorist can't be agender, pangender, gender fluid, non-binary, or a furry otherkin assigned human at birth.
Last edited by bilky asko on 25 March 2017 6:36pm
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