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Raine1967's Journal
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May 25, 2014

Question about Those that are making statements about Elliot Rodger:

Things like, Was he gay; Was he an MRA, was he just a self entitled ass (or any version of the sort… There has been a lot of speculation on DU about this. That's understandable, as this is a discussion board)

I'm not quite sure how to phrase this, but it appears as tho a lot of people are coming to a thesis based on his 'manifesto', and assuming that everything he wrote was absolute truth. This guy created a work of his own truths, as I see it.

I have not had a chance to read or even seen any comments from the many people he grew up with, or his family. Why are we taking his manifesto as truth? How do we know that anything he wrote was true at this point?

I assume it's easy to believe that the result of that very disturbed writing is proof. (and I am actually reading it, it looks like he was making excuses for what he did, blame blame blame)

Has anyone of the many MANY people mention in that writing had a chance to comment on what happened? The guy killed people. HE killed a lot of people, why should we take his words as truth?

He was a selfish murderous POS, I base this on his actions. I am not willing to get into his motives based on his words and his words only. I would very much like to see what so many of the people who interacted with him have to say. He named a lot of people; people who might be able to verify or discredit anything he wrote or recorded.

He killed innocents, I am not sure that I willing to give his words or manifesto credence.

May 1, 2014

I don't post here much, but an appreciation thread is (IMO) in order…

A thread for NRaleighLiberal!

I have been a gardener since as long as I can remember. I love growing my own stuff.

That said, NRaleighLiberal is an amazing resource in this group and deserves a huge appreciation.

To every gardener on DU:

I am going outside to plant. We have 4 years of spent grain (home brewers) compost that is rich, lucious soil and filled with earthworms that I have a need, a need -- for seed!

Keep on planting on! and once again, thank you NRaleighLiberal for all you do!

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