"To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by rights to hand down to them."~ Theodore Roosevelt (Message to Congress, Dec. 3, 1907)
Perhaps the man should have received mental help, but slipped through the cracks...
This thread is a perfect example of people jumping to conclusions based on what they want to hear/read/think and not what is actually happening in reality. What a sad comment for humanity, at least in the US.
RIP to the priest and I hope that his sacrifice does end up making a difference.
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the ultimate of senseless acts IMHO. It achieves nothing, people will not stop and think/change their attitude and actions, all he has achieved is his own gruesome death.
It also seems a bit contrary to the teachings of his own faith, he committed a mortal sin if I am not mistaken, a death that is not going to change anything at all.
Dutch Medal count Paralympics Rio 17 gold 19 silver 26 bronze
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Lotta ASS-uming goin' on 'round heah...
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"I used to roll the dice; see the fear in my enemies' eyes... listen as the crowd would sing, 'now the old king is dead, Long Live the King.'.."
If nothing else, this thread proved the tendency of people to read headlines with a confirmation bias and not the body of the text that imports context. I'd almost consider it as a sticky in the media bias section.
From the article:
He seemed particularly disturbed by capital punishment, racial discrimination, prejudice against the LGBT community.