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NowISeetheLight

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Sun Aug 27, 2023, 01:49 PM Aug 2023

POLL - Should Manifestos Be Published? [View all]

I just read the Jacksonville killer had left a manifesto full of "I hate blacks" racist hate.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/jacksonville-mass-shooting-racially-motivated-b2400270.html

Honestly I'd like to read it. I can't even imagine what it's like. I read the Unabomber manifesto years ago online (I was curious). Of course I can see past the conspiracy theory garbage. I also think most people would be offended by some of this racist garbage.

But then I think there are so many weak minded people who could actually believe the crap.

Poll Question:

Should manifestos left by killers be published?


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YES
15 (39%)
NO
23 (61%)
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POLL - Should Manifestos Be Published? [View all] NowISeetheLight Aug 2023 OP
not if they know who the shooter was treestar Aug 2023 #1
I'm going to say no. Maybe they have to be made public in court, but Wingus Dingus Aug 2023 #2
I feel like it would encourage others Yonnie3 Aug 2023 #3
These lone-wolf killers are the result of trump pushing racism. brush Aug 2023 #4
I have mixed feelings on this one. It does give an alert to watch whomever. But then you RKP5637 Aug 2023 #5
Many people spoke out against the Memphis shooter's manifesto being released Sympthsical Aug 2023 #6
The Gov't should never hide anything from the public... WarGamer Aug 2023 #14
Well, either way has to be uniform across the board Sympthsical Aug 2023 #18
My Thinking NowISeetheLight Aug 2023 #7
If the author wants to pay for it out of their own pocket Blue Owl Aug 2023 #8
No. Read some poetry instead? Blues Heron Aug 2023 #9
They should be made available. Not publicized or published. Azathoth Aug 2023 #10
Once it's "made available," it will be "splashed across front pages." nt LAS14 Aug 2023 #23
I agree with Azathoth... Think. Again. Aug 2023 #11
Good Idea NowISeetheLight Aug 2023 #13
I voted yes Johnny2X2X Aug 2023 #12
I had to vote yes. William769 Aug 2023 #15
The gunman wrote and shared his thoughts. That speech is already free; it does not need to be WhiskeyGrinder Aug 2023 #20
Appearently we disagree on many things. William769 Aug 2023 #21
Why? So we get more murder-suicides by self-imagined geniuses struggle4progress Aug 2023 #16
Delayed publication maybe - but not right after the shootings. MyNameIsJonas Aug 2023 #17
"Honestly I'd like to read it." Why? WhiskeyGrinder Aug 2023 #19
Comprehend NowISeetheLight Aug 2023 #24
No, because canetoad Aug 2023 #22
No, and ForgedCrank Aug 2023 #25
Kind of Agree NowISeetheLight Aug 2023 #26
Hell no - these terrorists get too much notoriety already RainCaster Aug 2023 #27
Message auto-removed Name removed Aug 2023 #28
Maybe. But not until after a long cooling-off period. Wednesdays Aug 2023 #29
I'd say no. Dr. Strange Aug 2023 #30
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