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New Yorker insists LV shooter wanted to kill people for his bucket list

The report takes on the supposedly baffling question of Padd...
flu-like symptoms
  08/10/18
tres chic very stylish for a boomer if true
sharia lawyer
  08/10/18
I'm sure we can trust the jew Yorker
beta cuck provider
  08/10/18
then why was he desperately trying to find mental help? Absu...
HelloIcon
  08/10/18
seems cr. sometimes men with guns will just kill people for ...
the gorgon
  08/10/18
he was just having a bad day
sharia lawyer
  08/10/18
we all make mistakes
cornhusker
  08/10/18
"all the evidence" like what?
A Jurisprudence is Performed
  08/10/18
Peak ennui. Thanks GC!
Martin Prince
  08/10/18
What LV shooter?
.;:..;:;.:.;.,,,.,.:,.;;,;;;..;,
  08/10/18
forgot all about this guy. This seems like a good explanatio...
Wilbur Mercer-Bey
  08/10/18
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top-law-schools
  08/10/18


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Date: August 10th, 2018 10:32 AM
Author: flu-like symptoms

The report takes on the supposedly baffling question of Paddock’s motive, and what comes through is that—unless some astonishing new connection or fact appears in the future—his intention appears to have been purely nihilistic. Paddock wanted to kill a lot of people because he wanted to kill a lot of people. Feelings of frustration and insufficient power, the frequent ignition of such killings, may have moved him, too, and yet they seem to have been more unrooted than such feelings usually are among mass killers. He came from a troubled family, but had managed to acquire money, a girlfriend, an occupation. Basically, it seems to have been an item on his bucket list. He knew that the one thing he could do before he died was murder a lot of people. Why did he want to kill a lot of people? Because he wanted to kill a lot of people. So, he Googled any number of cheerful outdoor concerts, in California and Chicago and also in Las Vegas, and made reservations at hotels looking down on them, and kept buying weapons of mass murder, and finally, there he was, a little god of death.

It’s hard for us to accept that it was as inconsequential as this, but all the evidence suggests that it was. And it reminds us that the attempt to attach a motive to mass killing—as with many individual murders—is, as often as not, a mistake. Killings, whether their perpetrators are fairly called “mentally ill,” can be motiveless in significant ways. Many of the most famous assassinations in our history were so strangely under-motivated that there’s still an odd imbalance between the reason and the act, including Lee Harvey Oswald’s killing of John F. Kennedy. Pure opportunism seems to count for a lot for a man with a weapon.



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Date: August 10th, 2018 10:33 AM
Author: sharia lawyer (<---)

tres chic

very stylish for a boomer if true

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048165&forum_id=2#36591521)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 10:40 AM
Author: beta cuck provider

I'm sure we can trust the jew Yorker

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048165&forum_id=2#36591568)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 10:41 AM
Author: HelloIcon

then why was he desperately trying to find mental help? Absurd

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048165&forum_id=2#36591579)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 10:45 AM
Author: the gorgon

seems cr. sometimes men with guns will just kill people for no reason. like lee harvey oswald. nothing to see here

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048165&forum_id=2#36591603)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 10:48 AM
Author: sharia lawyer (<---)

he was just having a bad day

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048165&forum_id=2#36591622)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 11:01 AM
Author: cornhusker

we all make mistakes

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048165&forum_id=2#36591725)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 10:46 AM
Author: A Jurisprudence is Performed

"all the evidence"

like what?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048165&forum_id=2#36591610)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 10:57 AM
Author: Martin Prince (a space law scholar's scholar)

Peak ennui. Thanks GC!

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048165&forum_id=2#36591687)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 10:58 AM
Author: .;:..;:;.:.;.,,,.,.:,.;;,;;;..;,


What LV shooter?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048165&forum_id=2#36591694)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 10:59 AM
Author: Wilbur Mercer-Bey (Short Pride World Wide)

forgot all about this guy. This seems like a good explanation though.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048165&forum_id=2#36591704)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 10:59 AM
Author: top-law-schools (uspo)



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048165&forum_id=2#36591710)