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  •  As an atheist I reject any notion of "evil", (6+ / 0-)

    or miracles.

    He wasn't controlled by satan or demons, and the survivors didn't experience a miracle.  

    What happened is that an unstable young man, who lived in a house with guns, snapped and ruined hundreds of lives.  

    I only wish he wouldn't have taken the easy way out, because one of the tough things about not believing in fairy tales is that there is no eternal jail to send him to where the warden enacts vengeance for eternity.  

    If we want any answers from this horrific event, we won't find them by laying the blame off on an imaginary construct.  

    We live in a country where you can turn on prime time TV and see a person get their head blown off, but if you show some curves we have congressional hearings about it.  

    We live in a country where it is far far easier to walk into a shop and buy a weapon, than it is to just ask for help.

    When the going gets rough, the average go conservative. --Henry Rollins

    by Beelzebud on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 11:07:27 AM PST

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