Trophy Hunters and Mass Murderers do flock together

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  1. Balto

    Balto Well-Known Member

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    Both kill for pleasure, both know who their victims will be, both know how they will execute , is it too far of a stretch to assert that someone who religiously goes on a trophy hunting spree is more likely to shoot up a concert or a mall, when they themselves have fallen so far down in terms of morality? Without thinking it out, one would say this comparison is absurd. When you look at the natures of these individuals—-that of a trophy hunter who takes photos with their kill, hangs it’s head in their living room, taxadermies it, then a mass murderer who takes pleasure in the body count of his victims, there is not much to make a difference between the two other than one is illegal and the other is not. Both are bankrupt morally, both show a disdain for another ones life. Trophy hunters—-or if you want to broaden it to rigorous hunters are Columbine kids in the making. The next Zodiac killer. Both have a thirst for blood that cannot be put off.

    A stark comparison isn’t so stark when you connect the dots.
     
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    perdidochas Well-Known Member

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    Doubtful. Most hunters (trophy or otherwise) are not disenfranchised losers, which is the profile of most mass murderers. If you will note, there aren't many mass murderers in rural areas, where most hunters live.
     
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    Hoosier8 Well-Known Member Donor

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    Most people that think like this would just rather have someone else do their killing for them.
     
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    ArmySoldier Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Anyone can make a connection to anything.

    Meanwhile, I can't wait for deer season. There's an albino deer spotted around here and those babies are rare!
     
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    HereWeGoAgain Well-Known Member

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    The murder rate in mostly rural [red] States is generally far higher than for highly populated [blue] States. For example, bible-thumping Alabama has almost twice the murder rate as California. And about 3.5 x that of Hawaii.
    https://deathpenaltyinfo.org/murder-rates-nationally-and-state#MRalpha
     
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    perdidochas Well-Known Member

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    I said nothing about murder, but about mass murder, which is what Balto was making the claims about.

    Also, DC dwarfs even Alabama in murder rate (20.4 per 100k).

    https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2016/crime-in-the-u.s.-2016/tables/table-3
     
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