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Why are School shooters always male?

Discussion in 'Men's Issues' started by PopeADope, Aug 20, 2019.

  1. We Never Know

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    Time spent video gamming and kids
     
  2. Shadow Wolf

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    I'm aware. It still depends on the state though. I don't remember the list of which ones, but it does happen.
     
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    Now just imagine if every mass shooting, the shooter had been/was on pchyciatric drugs. If that was ever brought public and ties as a cause/probable cause, imagine the law suits that would bring..

    Every victims family x $50,000,000
    Any gun maker or seller that has been sued would also sue back
    Schools would sue
    Doctors would be sued
    Doctors would sue the company's
    The list goes on
     
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    Every serial killer you can name was a bed wetter. That does not mean bed wetters are at risk of becoming serial killers.
     
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    If that's the case, it doesn't mean all bed wetters will be serial killers, but it's a tie to/with all serial killers.
     
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    Most shooters are male for similar reasons for why most shooting victims are male. It has do to with how society does not value males correctly.

    There is nothing inherent in maleness that is toxic.
     
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    Males are far more likely to commit acts of physical violence against other people. Being raised to bottle up and not properly express and deal with emotions is very toxic. More deaths from high-risk behavior and delaying the seeking of medical attention is, I would say, toxic.
     
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    Here's something to think about. With every mass shooter we hear they are..
    -a Trump supporter
    -a Trump hater
    -a racist
    -a rightwinger
    -a leftwinger
    -a christian
    -etc.

    What we don't ever hear is their mental history and if they were or had been on pchyciatric drugs.

    The thing is, normal people don't go do mass shootings.
     
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    It's called a coincidence. In science it's dismissed with "correlation does not mean causation." There are a number of characteristics and background features that serial killers almost universally share. However, everything down to the differences in brain structures are found in people who aren't serial killers. There is no direct link or tie, but in any scenario something like bed wetting is a piece of a larger whole.
    As for psychotropic medications, we've been studying several of them for many decades now. We have a pretty good idea of what they do and don't do to people. Turning them violent is a trend that just has not been found.
     
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    Regardless it's something that ties all serial killers together.
     
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    Probably because some things, such as adhering to a radical political or religious ideology, has been demonstrated repeatedly to have a much stronger correlation to and better predictor of violence than someone having a mental illness and/or being medicated for it. As for some stuff, it's because controversy sells.
     
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    Violence per se is not toxic. It is how violence is expressed that determines its morality, or lack thereof. I reject your assumption that males are more violent than females. Both genders are equally violent. It is just how each gender expresses their violence that is different.

    I repeat, there is nothing inherent in maleness that is toxic.
     
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    Sure thing. Mental hospitals, pchyciatric wards, 96 hour holds, etc are filled with people because of their religion, being racist, or their political affiliation rather than their mental problems. Got it :)
     
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    Oh and before I forget. If you can't tie bed wetting to serial killers, you can't tie racist, political affiliation, religion, etc to mass shooters. Because there are millions of each of those that don't go around doing mass shootings.

    Again I repeat, normal people don't go out and do mass shootings. You seem to always ignore that statement.
     
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    If it makes you feel better about your gender then feel free to try.

    BTW Abortion is not illegal.
     
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    I'm willing to be corrected, but perhaps because males are more likely to externalise their anger (taking it out on others) whilst females are more likely to internalise it (taking it out on themselves)? Not sure about the statistics, but suicide (attempts) seems to be more common in females too, along with self-abuse (such as cutting)? Perhaps testosterone is involved in this.
     
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    There's a clean cut gap between suicidal and homicidal and that's our 1st amendment and 2nd amendment freedoms to go monkey crazy on all you monkeys. You guys got lying TVs with child-like stories, lying police departments and double-agent contacts, buying the lie about you're different from any other cornered rat.

    By the way (PEOPLE THAT DON'T LIKE YOU) take you by the wrist to counseling and mental exams with no evident or expressed threats or inconveniences even so (PEOPLE THAT DON'T LIKE YOU) can make inquiries into reasons they can expel you so that (PEOPLE THAT DON'T LIKE YOU) they move on with something in their heads that sounds nice.Deep bow, mental service to my community.
     
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    Remember what I said the other day about proof reading before posting?
     
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    What would that be? Presbyterian is sociologically insane by the way. Right? anybody? Where's the connections and the in-groups and the authority figures? Toss them in, toss the key. My university took any extra credit philosophy and singled me out, unasked for, counseling never asked for, tries to throw you under the bus, no thanks, they throw you under the bus for on-point focused interaction with their students however they recommend to you. See everybody's going to have every right your whole life to total unmitigated discrimination on your person on simple interest in doing that.
     
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    Can't answer that question exactly, but you might find this interesting:

    'Guns don't kill people; men and boys kill people,' experts say
     
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