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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 10:57 AM

 

He hated gay people. His brand of religion said that was okay.

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It's one from column A and one from column B.

Hate can be complex.

Note.....I didn't mention a particular religion. I happen to think the whole Abramahic scheme is fucked.

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Reply He hated gay people. His brand of religion said that was okay. (Original post)
msanthrope Jun 2016 OP
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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 10:58 AM

1. yep. I don't know why it has to be only one or the other. To me, both seem to apply here.

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Response to boston bean (Reply #1)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 10:59 AM

4. Hate, like people is complex.....no doubt he sought affirmation of his hate, and he found it. nt

 

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 10:58 AM

2. ALL "brands" of religion can say its OK to hate "others" ... I don't see any evidence he was a devou

... devout Muslim either.

tia

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #2)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:01 AM

9. Yeah.....I don't see too many Buddhists or Pagans on this path, do you?

 

Seems like it's endemic to the Abramahic religions.

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #9)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:02 AM

10. Yes, my experience ... 9 billion people on Earth ... you know that right? tia

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #9)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:21 AM

27. Seems like it's endemic to one specific Abramahic religion

 

nt

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Response to GummyBearz (Reply #27)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:32 AM

42. Just one religion ?

You haven't met any Christian evangelicals, then. They're every bit as bad.

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Response to octoberlib (Reply #42)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:41 AM

49. I haven't seen one shoot up a gay night club in a while

 

I do hate when they knock on my door and want to talk about the bible. That seems a little less severe than what happened last night.

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Response to GummyBearz (Reply #49)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:55 AM

58. They haven't shot anybody.... yet.

But the most hateful rhetoric I've ever heard came from a bunch of Evangelicals at one of our city council meetings to pass a gay rights bill. They were threatening and harassing LGBTQ activists.

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Response to octoberlib (Reply #58)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 12:09 PM

64. Words vs bullets

 

Didn't you ever hear that sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me?

I'd rather get harassed than shot. Maybe you feel differently. You could try out both and come back with a definitive answer.

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Response to octoberlib (Reply #42)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 02:58 PM

79. Where did they kill?

 

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #9)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:28 AM

39. Uh ever heard of the 969 Movement?

Sri Lanka has also had incidents of hate crimes from Buddhists and attacks on Hindu temples.

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #9)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:30 AM

41. Not looking in the right places

Try looking in places like Sri Lanka or Myanmar. There you will find radical fundamentalist Buddhist monks leading violent attacks against other religious groups (Hindi, Muslim, Christian). The world is a complex place.

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #9)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:43 AM

51. Not a lot of Buddhists, but check out Myanmar.

http://time.com/3090990/how-an-extremist-buddhist-network-is-sowing-hatred-across-asia/

I don't know about Pagans but suspect I could find examples there as well, if I looked hard enough.

I think it is endemic to extremist religions, period.

I suspect one could draw some mapping between the strength of certain statements in the religion's holy texts, to the prevalence of violent extremism in that religion. For example, Buddhist tenets generally point to non-violent conflict resolution (I think; I'm not an expert); in Christianity there are specific verses that leave judgment of others to God, not the believer. Of course those are in the New Testament to my knowledge; so fundamentalists (who weight the Old Testament at least as important as the New, which makes no sense to me), tend to ignore those passages or interpret them differently.

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #2)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:20 PM

71. I'm guessing the 911 call support g ISIS is dispositive. nt

 

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #71)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:22 PM

72. No its direct evidence and not speculative, sounds like this guy is an all around asshole

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 10:58 AM

3. Do we know he was a Muslim and not another religion? Do we know if he was religious?

I'm just saying you don't have to be religious to hate.

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Response to mucifer (Reply #3)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:03 AM

11. Right, I've seen no evidence that he was even Muslim or religions or devout...

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Response to mucifer (Reply #3)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 12:03 PM

63. We have a good idea.

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Rep Schiff, top Dem on House Intel, says on CNN he was told shooter made pledge of allegiance to ISIL,cautions still early in investigation

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Response to mucifer (Reply #3)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 02:47 PM

76. His ex-wife said that he was not religious.

Lots of homophobes are not religious.

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Response to milestogo (Reply #76)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 08:47 PM

82. Others report he was not very religious . Angry snd history of violence yes

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 10:59 AM

5. Father says it has nothing to do with relogion... sad

 

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Response to Southerncomfy (Reply #5)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:00 AM

8. Daddy raised a mass murderer so his opinion is suspect.

 

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Response to randome (Reply #8)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:05 AM

16. Please don't get me wrong.... I don't agree, just linking it

 

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Response to Southerncomfy (Reply #16)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:07 AM

17. Understood!

 


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Response to Southerncomfy (Reply #5)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:03 AM

12. Yeah.....I'm gonna go ask Brock Turner's dad about his son, too. nt

 

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:00 AM

6. Agree completely.

 



A hate crime usually occurs as an isolated incident, such as shooting your neighbor who always offended you by behaving in an unapproved manner.

But mass murder of strangers on this scale? That's something else.
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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:00 AM

7. We don't know that!

He might have been an atheist for all we know!

FFS, the LAST thing I want to do is defend Islamic extremists! Jesus, they are murderous shitheads. But this is all speculation. We know it was a hate crime. We know it may have been motivated by either Islamic extremism or plain old homophobia. But we don't know which (or both) yet!

Speculation like this leads to anti-Muslim sentiment and peaceful American Muslims being endangered.

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Response to auntpurl (Reply #7)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:05 AM

14. Amen, I've not seen any evidence saying this was religiously connected or that the shooter was...

... even Muslim.

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #14)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:09 AM

18. The selfies of him in garb? nt

 

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #18)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:10 AM

20. What "garb"!?!?! Muslim "garb"!? Isn't that stereotyping? tia

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #20)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:14 AM

23. How many Muslims do you actually know? Garb is the term used to describe traditonal

 

dress. Hell, I've had clients specifically request they be allowed to wear "garb" in court. I guess I should have told them they were being stereotypical

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #23)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:16 AM

25. 12 and they don't wear "garb" either, street closes etc... Dylan Roof was a Christian and no one sai

... said his hate crime was tied to Christianity

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #25)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:20 AM

26. I'd point out, however, that Islam is more intertwined with culture than Christianity is.

 

It's more ritualistic, more intrusive, more monolithic. Christianity has some of that, as well, but not, imo, as thoroughly as does Islam.
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Response to randome (Reply #26)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:22 AM

29. This is NOT my experience, Christianity is just as bad were terrorism has been accepted

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #29)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:28 AM

37. I don't have a problem with calling them both out, then.

 

I get your point, though. The only Muslim/Islamic individuals I know are co-workers, some of them citizens, some of them not, and I don't know any of them very closely.
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Response to randome (Reply #37)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:30 AM

40. Dylann Roof was a devout Christian, I have a problem calling them out when there's no evidence that

... they were involved.

No one called Roof out on his devout Christianity after his mass murder and Christians have been involved in terrorism and mass murder for the start

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #40)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:33 AM

43. The argument could perhaps be made, however....

 

...that since Christianity is 'our' religion (note the use of quotes around that), that we give it more leeway -consciously or not- than with other religions. Something to consider, maybe.
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Response to randome (Reply #26)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:27 AM

34. Parents from Afghanistan. nt

 

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #25)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:26 AM

32. His parents are from Afghanistan. Their citizenship has not been determined yet.

 

Mateen was a US citizen, however.
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Response to msanthrope (Reply #32)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:27 AM

33. irrelevant to my point, no evidence that Islam had anything to do with the shooting just as no evide

... evidence Christianity had anything to do with Roofs

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Response to auntpurl (Reply #7)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:11 AM

21. His selfies in garb, the FBI. Give it a few hours, more coming out. nt

 

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #21)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:12 AM

22. Yes, GIVE IT A FEW HOURS.

Sorry, but take your own advice!

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #21)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 02:31 PM

74. He has a selfie in a NYPD polo shirt, too ...

Does this make him a cop?

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Response to kwassa (Reply #74)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 02:33 PM

75. Just an asshole. nt

 

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Response to auntpurl (Reply #7)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:25 AM

30. 50 people in a gay bar were more than endangered.

I agree with letting the facts come out before the government makes a conclusion.

The fbi spokesperson already indicated that there's a likelihood of connection to Islamic ideology. I personally think it's almost certain that there is. I can't imagine anyone finding that surprising. Islamist extremists will exterminate anyone in their kill lists.

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Response to David__77 (Reply #30)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:28 AM

36. Dylann Roof was a devout Christian, no evidence there that Christianity had anything to do with

... his mass murder.

I'd like to see the evidence first not some peoples "statements"

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #36)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:34 AM

44. I understand your perspective.

I'm having a bit of an emotional reaction as a gay man. That doesn't mean that I'm not responsible for my own reactions and statement - I am.

I do think that this is an action motivated by radical Islamic ideology. I think that this will be borne out soon.

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Response to David__77 (Reply #44)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:43 AM

52. No words

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #36)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:34 AM

45. I understand your perspective.

I'm having a bit of an emotional reaction as a gay man. That doesn't mean that I'm not responsible for my own reactions and statement - I am.

I do think that this is an action motivated by radical Islamic ideology. I think that this will be borne out soon.

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #36)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:40 AM

47. If a person can be a devout Christian...

and murder people based on a racist ideology, that definitely says something about Christianity.

When a religion promotes hate, bigotry, and violence against all sorts of groups, and they worship a God that commits genocide, then the religion has to take part of the blame for the culture it promotes, no matter how "devout" a person considers themselves.

The Abrahamic religions are partially to blame for a lot of the hate and violence in the world we see today.

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Response to MellowDem (Reply #47)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:41 AM

48. None of the faiths PROMOTE hate, they're twisted by people who hate to legitimize hatred IMHE

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #48)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:51 AM

55. Of course they do...

hell, the Abrahamic God genocides the entire population of the Earth, commits infanticide, dehumanizes women, and calls homsexual acts an "abomination", anyone who doesn't think these and other things continue to promote hate in all sorts of ways seem to either be defending religious privilege or unwilling to stop identifying with said religions.

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Response to David__77 (Reply #30)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:28 AM

38. It's not surprising, no.

It just may not be true. Waiting for the facts to come in is the responsible thing to do, in my opinion.

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Response to auntpurl (Reply #38)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:36 AM

46. OK, I agree, for politicians.

I'm speaking as a private citizen. I believe that it's the case based on the information that is available to me.

I think that the organizations and ideologies of radical Islam are dangerous and destructive and should be completely eliminated from society. I think that the US should stop allying for the purveyors or these ideologies and the funders of these organizations.

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Response to David__77 (Reply #46)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:43 AM

50. What information? I'm open to calling it what it is but I don't seem Islam involved here...

... thx in advance for any input

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #50)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:55 AM

59. Not much. The FBI agent indicating he may have leaning toward Islamic extremism.

I'm not conducting a criminal investigation. My criteria in making an evaluation are different.

An FBI agent indicated that he may have leaning toward Islamic extremism. An anonymous source indicated that he was previously under investigation; also, I note that these investigations were closed.

http://heavy.com/news/2016/06/omar-mateen-pulse-orlando-florida-shooting-gunman-attack-name-photos-facebook-motive-terrorism/

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Response to auntpurl (Reply #7)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:18 PM

70. I'm guessing the 911 call support g ISIS is dispositive. nt

 

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #70)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 03:45 PM

80. No shit!

The guy appears to be inspired by an Islamic extremist terror organization that interprets their religion according to whatever evil they want to accomplish. I don't see why this is so hard to accept? Attacks on Family Planning clinics have the same relationship to Christianity.

People anxious to kill would probably not be happy with (and would stand out in) a normal Mosque or Church (yes I know there are wretched examples of places of worship).

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:04 AM

13. Nonsense, Ted Cruz's biggest endorsements came from a Christian that calls for gays to be executed.

 

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Response to Trust Buster (Reply #13)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:05 AM

15. +1

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Response to Trust Buster (Reply #13)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:10 AM

19. Note.....I didn't state a religion. I think m the whole Abramahic scheme is fucked. nt

 

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:15 AM

24. For many years (not that long ago too) you could blame the media, doctors and politicians

for their rhetoric about homosexuality too. Not too long ago on DU, we had liberals blaming the LGBTQ community for losses and telling us our issues didn't matter. So you can't lay it all at the feet of religion. PS, I'm an atheist.

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Response to justiceischeap (Reply #24)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:58 AM

60. I agree ^^^^^^

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:21 AM

28. It's important to discuss, expose, shame, and blame ideology which fuels such carnage

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Response to PeaceNikki (Reply #28)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:26 AM

31. Makes one think, doesn't it: is hateful 'ideology' any different from 'hate radio'?

 

Both are the background noise that 'inspires' mass killings.
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Response to randome (Reply #31)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:28 AM

35. It should all be blamed, shamed and discussed.

RW ideology is responsible for the PP attack.

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Response to randome (Reply #31)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:45 AM

53. Hateful religious ideology...

is so mainstream, privileged and widespread that it is rarely ever allowed to be challenged.

That's why the term "Islamophobia" is so offensive to me, akin to "Fascismphobia" or "Racismphobia", making victims of a bigoted belief system. Being afraid of a religion whose holy texts promote hate and bigotry against homosexuals (and a lot of other people) isn't irrational.

And for members of said religions who don't want to be associated with the hate and bigotry in their own holy books, it's all just a matter of privilege to pretend they can claim identity with these groups while not accepting responsibility for what their religion promotes.

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Response to MellowDem (Reply #53)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:54 AM

57. Very well-said!

 

I'm amazed at the level of the pretzel logic I see here as people try to blame something, anything other than religion.

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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 12:22 PM

67. Would you like them to wear a gold star too?

Who exactly decides what's extreme? I've seen plenty of people that say just believing in a God is enough to qualify as extremism and mental illness.

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:51 AM

56. no doubt these were influencing factors

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 11:58 AM

61. It's fundamentalism. Religious Fundamentalism is a mental disorder.

I don't know what it is about Islam that seems to bring out more violence - must be more of those "genes" being activated in Islamic circles these days, although that can and has changed in both Christianity and Islam. Even Buddhism is vulnerable to this - see places like Burma and Sri Lanka for examples of Buddhist fundies getting violent.

But I'd say the least common denominator in these sorts of violent incidents is fundamentalism.

If you ask me, I think every person spouting too much extremist religious ideology should be Baker Acted and deprogrammed.

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #61)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 12:13 PM

65. I agree 150 pct. n/t

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 12:00 PM

62. Plenty of other brands breed the same hate

Don't make it a circle of hate
Does no good IMO

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Response to Person 2713 (Reply #62)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 12:16 PM

66. The OP mentions nor favors any 'brand' of religion. The OP just stated a fact you can not dispute.

 

It is fitting and proper to take a moment to discuss the actual hate that left 50 people dead. Relatively speaking any discussion of schools of thought don't seem all that hateful.

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Response to Bluenorthwest (Reply #66)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 12:24 PM

68. The title does. It favors "his brand" . It yes , mentions the word "brand".

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Response to Person 2713 (Reply #68)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 12:38 PM

69. Point being that any brand that taught that to him owns it. No matter which brand.

 

And they do have to own it. You can't be a KKK member and say 'well, how dare you think I'm racist I just like the pot luck dinners and such, don't you dare assume that my being in a hate club means that I hate!!!!!'
You can have your faith cake or you can eat it. You can't have both.

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 02:11 PM

73. He hated Pursuit of Happyness

Many people think being gay is misguided and that religion is guidance.
it has nothing to do with this shooting or who he was
He hated "The pursuit of happyness" and allowing people to be happy regardless of a personal view
a piece of paper can't make you an American.
You have to cross those borders in your mind

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 02:49 PM

77. Far-Right Christians in this country must feel awfully conflicted about this.

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Response to 6000eliot (Reply #77)

Mon Jun 13, 2016, 12:37 AM

83. think of the quandary for repukes

how to hate gays and pimp for guns and still pretend that they care at all about what happened

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 02:49 PM

78. More than ok...

 

Mandatory...

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 05:00 PM

81. I think so too

 

Not necessarlily devout, just a person with deep hate inside and the means to destroy lives and murder our citizens. To sit up and plan this took a while lot of hate in his heart.

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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Mon Jun 13, 2016, 01:06 AM

84. I believe he was pious.

And I think while it was absolutely a mass hate crime, the guy was fed some seriously sick shit in his religious associations. If you have a "scholar" saying "gays must all be killed" I don't know how much that can be considered protected speech. When the militia talked about killing people they were arrested and ostracized. There is a good documentary about the militia diaspora (how many of them went to Alaska, etc). While the militia and its cohorts did not do mass shootings, everyone knows of the Oklahoma City bombing. And bands of militia are still arrested to this day (see Bundy's group of fascists). Hiding hate speech under religion is a difficult prospect to get rid of, but it needs to be dealt with the same way that the militia was dealt with.

Here's the documentary:

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