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  •  It is incomprehensible to me (12+ / 0-)

    How someone can possibly see an outcome that WILL eventually result in either their death or incarceration as a satisfactory solution to a problem.

    How do they lose sight of the fact that the "problem" is vastly compounded by taking this particular route? I've never understood that. I guess they feel it's "worth it," because they'll be getting the "last word."

    The degree to which emotions can blind is apparently much greater than most people experience.

    Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.
    ~ Jerry Garcia

    by DeadHead on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 12:50:29 PM PST

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    •  Especially true of school bullying victims (3+ / 0-)
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      DeadHead, Lujane, FloridaSNMOM

      After noticing the fact that any human should recoil from ending innocent lives, the next thing they should consider is that if they don't like being bullied they should avoid doing things that put them in prison.

      •  The problem with school bullying victims is that (2+ / 0-)
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        elginblt, shaharazade

        they're kids, and their brains are physically incapable of considering future consequences the way adults do. Which is why the adults around them have to make sure they can't make those really bad choices.

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