Norwegian Attacks

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Dev
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Norwegian Attacks

Post by Dev » Sat Jul 23, 2011 1:48 pm

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/bre ... king1.html

The man behind 91 murders is reported to be a right wing Christian who stated on his twitter that ""One person with a belief is equal to the force of 100,000 who have only interests."

I'm still digesting the news, just thought I'd bounce the news off the forum.

Can we distinguish this being either religiously or politically motivated yet?
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Re: Norwegian Attacks

Post by Bik » Sat Jul 23, 2011 3:07 pm

It might be considered an over reaction by some but after these attacks I'm going to be suspicious of all white christians. I know they're not all violent nutjobs, most aren't violent at all but it's impossible to tell the ones which are as they live in the same communities as the decent christians.
Lets be careful out there.
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Re: Norwegian Attacks

Post by Dev » Sat Jul 23, 2011 5:30 pm

Bik wrote:It might be considered an over reaction by some but after these attacks I'm going to be suspicious of all white christians. I know they're not all violent nutjobs, most aren't violent at all but it's impossible to tell the ones which are as they live in the same communities as the decent christians.
Lets be careful out there.
Aye, that sounds like a bit of an over reaction alright Bik.
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Re: Norwegian Attacks

Post by ctr » Sat Jul 23, 2011 7:58 pm

Dev wrote:
Bik wrote:It might be considered an over reaction by some but after these attacks I'm going to be suspicious of all white christians. I know they're not all violent nutjobs, most aren't violent at all but it's impossible to tell the ones which are as they live in the same communities as the decent christians.
Lets be careful out there.
Aye, that sounds like a bit of an over reaction alright Bik.
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Re: Norwegian Attacks

Post by Bik » Sun Jul 24, 2011 1:58 am

Yeah, irony.....look it up.
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Re: Norwegian Attacks

Post by Tulip1 » Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:04 am

Bik wrote:Yeah, irony.....look it up.
lol i nicked it as my status for facebook.

Got one reaction saying i was in the wrong place so...
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