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  1. #31

    'raising awareness' is often a hobby of narcissists

    Quote Originally Posted by Snowball View Post
    There are historical precedents. Self-immolation is the most extreme form of protest but it is an established one.
    Not in our culture. If you're going to give up your life for a cause, it better accomplish something, like at least try to save a life or vanquish a powerful enemy. This guy affected nothing. What was going on in his life that this was the most positive goal he could come up with? He was not thinking straight. Did he not have friends or family? Sad that he killed himself, but he's not a hero.



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  3. #32
    "If you're going to give up your life for a cause, it better accomplish something, like at least try to save a life or vanquish a powerful enemy. "

    Cough.. Cough... He wanted to draw attention to try & save Palestinian lives from a very powerful military force (Israel )



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  5. #33

    No one needed him to draw attention

    Quote Originally Posted by vita3 View Post
    "If you're going to give up your life for a cause, it better accomplish something, like at least try to save a life or vanquish a powerful enemy. "

    Cough.. Cough... He wanted to draw attention to try & save Palestinian lives from a very powerful military force (Israel )
    That's what he imagined, but it was unnecessary since that issue already has plenty of attention. His actions won't save anyone or affect what happens next. In a few days, maybe a week, he'll be forgotten...but he'll remain dead forever.

  6. #34
    I think you're dead wrong.

    Active Air Force lighting himself on fire in Nations Capitol in front of Israel Embassy is a historical action. Just like monks burning themselves for Nam'

    That's not in the powers to be script.


    BTW, do you care @ all about arabs trapped in total bombardment of Gaza or are you a kill 'em all & take land guy?

  7. #35
    Quote Originally Posted by vita3 View Post
    I think you're dead wrong.

    Active Air Force lighting himself on fire in Nations Capitol in front of Israel Embassy is a historical action. Just like monks burning themselves for Nam'

    That's not in the powers to be script.


    BTW, do you care @ all about arabs trapped in total bombardment of Gaza or are you a kill 'em all & take land guy?
    I do not give a $#@!.

    Not my circus not my monkeys.

    Not a dime of arms, handouts, weapons...not a $#@!ing dime to either side.

    Both of these groups, Arabs and Jews, have openly stated over and over again their goal is the destruction of white, western, Christian civilization.

    A pox on both their houses, may they slaughter each other to oblivion, $#@! them both.

    ETA - And every single one of them here in my country that are not 100 percent vetted as citizens and citizens of this country alone, get the $#@! out as well.
    Last edited by Anti Federalist; 02-27-2024 at 08:05 PM.
    “It is not true that all creeds and cultures are equally assimilable in a First World nation born of England, Christianity, and Western civilization. Race, faith, ethnicity and history leave genetic fingerprints no ‘proposition nation’ can erase." -- Pat Buchanan

  8. #36
    https://twitter.com/EndWokeness/stat...27555120165034

    “It is not true that all creeds and cultures are equally assimilable in a First World nation born of England, Christianity, and Western civilization. Race, faith, ethnicity and history leave genetic fingerprints no ‘proposition nation’ can erase." -- Pat Buchanan

  9. #37
    I feel bad for the kid actually.

    Having no sense of his history or accomplishments or his place in the world, thrown into the meat grinder and then wondering what the $#@!, over...yeah I can see a descent into madness.
    “It is not true that all creeds and cultures are equally assimilable in a First World nation born of England, Christianity, and Western civilization. Race, faith, ethnicity and history leave genetic fingerprints no ‘proposition nation’ can erase." -- Pat Buchanan

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  11. #39
    Getting discharged from the military should have been the route this guy went.
    "Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration is minding my own business."

    Calvin Coolidge

  12. #40
    https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status...35968530182173




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  14. #41
    Quote Originally Posted by Anti Federalist View Post
    I feel bad for the kid actually.

    Having no sense of his history or accomplishments or his place in the world, thrown into the meat grinder and then wondering what the $#@!, over...yeah I can see a descent into madness.
    Yet again, my man:

    You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to Anti Federalist again.
    And it's highly probable that he was an atheist or some kind of non-deist, devoid of a concept of a higher power, of a God who loves him and to whom he should devote not just his mortal being but his immortal soul... it would be one thing if he sacrificed his life because he was forced to accept a false god and to reject God as a consequence - that is martyrdom and is one of the ultimate proofs of faith; but this waste of his life and his soul... in my opinion, this poor kid died a long time ago, and he just got around to acknowledging it.

  15. #42
    Outside of Israeli Embassy in Washington DC will now be a tourist destination..

  16. #43
    Quote Originally Posted by A Son of Liberty View Post
    Yet again, my man:
    Thanks brother, appreciated as always

    And it's highly probable that he was an atheist or some kind of non-deist, devoid of a concept of a higher power, of a God who loves him and to whom he should devote not just his mortal being but his immortal soul... it would be one thing if he sacrificed his life because he was forced to accept a false god and to reject God as a consequence - that is martyrdom and is one of the ultimate proofs of faith; but this waste of his life and his soul... in my opinion, this poor kid died a long time ago, and he just got around to acknowledging it.
    Close.

    He was part of a family and a home schooled kid that belonged to an obscure sect local to Cape Cod called the "Church of the Transfiguration".

    But from what I have read he had rejected much of it, maybe they don't teach the gospel there, I don't know.

    And then fell into the self affirming echo chamber of places like reddit and instagram.

    So I guess the seeds were not planted deep enough, or perhaps corrupted from the start.

    This is unconfirmed and I hate to speak ill of the dead, but I have read he was queeer and a "furry" which adds to that confusion.
    “It is not true that all creeds and cultures are equally assimilable in a First World nation born of England, Christianity, and Western civilization. Race, faith, ethnicity and history leave genetic fingerprints no ‘proposition nation’ can erase." -- Pat Buchanan

  17. #44
    Quote Originally Posted by vita3 View Post
    That's not in the powers to be script.

    BTW, do you care @ all about arabs trapped in total bombardment of Gaza or are you a kill 'em all & take land guy?
    Neither! My concern is with my own country and my own people!
    You’re stuck in a there’s-only-option-A-or-option-B mindset. (You said something about a script?) Why are you unable to discern that your home and your own people come first? not the A and B options the powers-that-be are trying to force on us!

    If arabs and jews in some other part of the world want to annihilate each other, that’s their sin, not mine. Neither is interested in how I feel about any of it and it’s not my job to save either. I refuse to make them the focus of my life. I reject the notion that I should expend an ounce of my energy, much less one red cent, in support of either.

    Are you truly so extra special nice that you can’t stop worrying about the suffering in the mid east? Then shut up, get over there, and fight on the side of your choosing. Anything less, and you come off as a hypocrite and a narcissist.

    Quote Originally Posted by vita3 View Post
    Outside of Israeli Embassy in Washington DC will now be a tourist destination..
    Yes, for antifa scumbags and other leftist hypocrites.
    How long till democrats appropriate some taxpayer funding to erect a memorial to the misguided idiot? And how many deluded young people will decide to copy-cat his behavior after seeing the notoriety, and positive reactions to this act of suicide? Maybe self-burnings will replace mass-shootings in the media circus?

  18. #45
    Homeschooled Leftist

    Don’t hear that everyday

  19. #46
    The guy was mentally ill. Sane people don't do $#@! like this.
    My two daughters and I were gang-raped by some of the Newcomers. It landed us in the hospital for 3 weeks as several bones were broken. I don't blame them, it was a sexual emergency and I wasn't about to go all white privilege and deny them the release they needed, especially after being stuck in a hotel for months. I see the Newcomers as family now. They are on our side and will help us stop Trump. It is a small price to pay. Anything but Trump.

    -GLP poster

  20. #47
    Quote Originally Posted by Anti Federalist View Post
    He was part of a family and a home schooled kid that belonged to an obscure sect local to Cape Cod called the "Church of the Transfiguration".

    But from what I have read he had rejected much of it, maybe they don't teach the gospel there, I don't know.
    Sounds like a front for a Cthulu cult.
    "I shall bring justice to Westeros. Every man shall reap what he has sown, from the highest lord to the lowest gutter rat. They have made my kingdom bleed, and I do not forget that."
    -Stannis Baratheon

  21. #48
    Quote Originally Posted by Philhelm View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Anti Federalist View Post
    He was part of a family and a home schooled kid that belonged to an obscure sect local to Cape Cod called the "Church of the Transfiguration".

    But from what I have read he had rejected much of it, maybe they don't teach the gospel there, I don't know.
    Sounds like a front for a Cthulu cult.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tTHn2tHhcI



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  23. #49
    Quote Originally Posted by vita3 View Post
    Homeschooled Leftist

    Don’t hear that everyday
    Believe it or not there are some out there, who honestly think the schools are agents of capitalist running dogs and do not indoctrinate enough Marxism.

    In the process of homeschooling four kids to a HS diploma, I've met a couple in my travels.

    They are genuinely nuts.

    Maybe his parents are that flavor.

    Just based on where they lived, it's a good possibility.
    “It is not true that all creeds and cultures are equally assimilable in a First World nation born of England, Christianity, and Western civilization. Race, faith, ethnicity and history leave genetic fingerprints no ‘proposition nation’ can erase." -- Pat Buchanan

  24. #50
    Not for nothin, this guy could have wreaked havoc on the people inside that building, but he didn't.

    Instead he simply harmed himself.

    If this isn't a testament to the peaceful nature of the American people, I don't know what is.

    We are not violent people.

    It's our government which has turned this country into a nation of violent sociopaths, occupiers, invaders.

  25. #51
    CLIP from SYSTEM UPDATE #235:

    Aaron Bushnell Disparaged—Is Self-Immolation Always Immoral?
    https://rumble.com/v4g8hki-aaron-bus...s-immoral.html
    {Glenn Greenwald | 28 February 2024}


  26. #52
    No peace Susan.

    Worse 100.+ killed by IDF after they threw them food.

    Has Dr.Paul spoke out about this?

  27. #53
    Too harsh?

    You tell me.

    https://twitter.com/i/status/1763050877877887391

    “It is not true that all creeds and cultures are equally assimilable in a First World nation born of England, Christianity, and Western civilization. Race, faith, ethnicity and history leave genetic fingerprints no ‘proposition nation’ can erase." -- Pat Buchanan

  28. #54
    Quote Originally Posted by Anti Federalist View Post
    https://twitter.com/EndWokeness/stat...27555120165034


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  29. #55
    Quote Originally Posted by unknown View Post
    Not for nothin, this guy could have wreaked havoc on the people inside that building, but he didn't.

    Instead he simply harmed himself.

    If this isn't a testament to the peaceful nature of the American people, I don't know what is.

    We are not violent people.

    It's our government which has turned this country into a nation of violent sociopaths, occupiers, invaders.
    Exactly.

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  32. #57
    Quote Originally Posted by Occam's Banana View Post
    [...]

    'Revolutionary Suicide': UCLA Psychiatrists Cheer Self-Immolation in Leaked Audio
    Med school talk glorified self-harm, violated CDC guidance, experts say
    https://freebeacon.com/campus/revolu...-leaked-audio/
    {Aaron Sibarium | 12 April 2024}

    UCLA medical school’s psychiatry department hosted a talk earlier this month that glorified self-immolation as a form of "revolutionary suicide," raising concerns from prominent doctors and deepening a public relations crisis that has embroiled the elite medical school.

    The talk, "Depathologizing Resistance," was delivered on April 2 by two psychiatry residents at UCLA, Drs. Ragda Izar and Afaf Moustafa, under the auspices of the department’s diversity office and UCLA’s Health Ethics Center, according to slides and emails obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

    The remarks centered on the suicide of Aaron Bushnell, the U.S. serviceman who set himself on fire in February to protest U.S. support for Israel—or, as Izar put it, "indigenous Palestine."

    [...]
    //

  33. #58
    At UCLA, Izar and Moustafa, who are practicing psychiatrists, argued that self-immolation is a reasonable response to geopolitical events and that the taboo against it serves "the interests of power." By "perpetuating the stigma of self-immolation," they said, psychiatrists "discredit" resistance to "power structures" like "colonization," "homophobia," and "white supremacy," framing legitimate acts of protest as signs of psychiatric dysfunction.
    So, NOT wanting to set yourself on fire in protest of the system, is white supremacy?

    This is right from Jim Jones' notes, "Revolutionary Suicide".

    Do not tell me for one second these people are not gearing up for wholesale genocide against white people.
    “It is not true that all creeds and cultures are equally assimilable in a First World nation born of England, Christianity, and Western civilization. Race, faith, ethnicity and history leave genetic fingerprints no ‘proposition nation’ can erase." -- Pat Buchanan

  34. #59
    Jim Jones "Death Tape" and Revolutionary Suicide

    Mp3 https://archive.org/details/ptc1978-11-18.flac16

    Transcript https://jonestown.sdsu.edu/?page_id=29079

    Jones: It’s never been done before, you say. It’s been done by every tribe in history. (Emphatic) Every tribe facing annihilation. All the Indians of the Amazon are doing it right now. They refuse to bring any babies into the world. They kill every child that comes into the world, because they don’t want to live in this kind of a world.

    So be patient. Be patient. Death is — I tell you, I don’t care how many screams you hear, I don’t care how many anguished cries, death is a million times preferable to ten more days of this life. If you knew what was ahead of you — if you knew what was ahead of you, you’d be glad to be stepping over tonight. Death, death, death is common to people.

    And the Eskimos, they take death in their stride. Let’s be digni — let’s be dignified. (Reprimands) If you’ll quit tell them they’re dying — if you adults would stop some of this nonsense. Adults, adults, adults. I call on you to stop this nonsense. I call on you to quit exciting your children, when all they’re doing is going to a quiet rest. I call on you to stop this now, if you have any respect at all.

    Are we black, proud, and Socialist, or what are we? Now stop this nonsense. Don’t carry this on anymore. You’re exciting your children. No, no sorrow that it’s all over. I’m glad it’s over. (Tape edit) Hurry, hurry, my children. Hurry. All I think (unintelligible) from the hands of the enemy. Hurry, my children. Hurry. There are seniors out here that I’m concerned about. Hurry. I don’t want to leave my seniors to this mess. (Pause) Only quickly, quickly, quickly, quickly, quickly. (Tape edit) Good knowing you. (Pause) No more pain now. No more pain, I said (unintelligible). No more pain. Jim Cobb is laying on the airfield dead at this moment.
    “It is not true that all creeds and cultures are equally assimilable in a First World nation born of England, Christianity, and Western civilization. Race, faith, ethnicity and history leave genetic fingerprints no ‘proposition nation’ can erase." -- Pat Buchanan

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