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What did Marilyn Manson mean when he said this?

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  1. Yuval Levy Green Belt

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    So I just watched Bowling for Columbine, on how the media was blaming manson for the shooting.

    One statement that he said was "I wouldn't say a single word to them, I would listen to what they have to say and that's what no one did"

    By the kids in Columbine, was it the shooters oor the victims?
     
  2. zackryder Long Island Iced Z Platinum Member

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    the shooters. they were blamin manson for his effect on the kids who shot up the school
     
  3. JosephDredd Gold Belt

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    He meant that if anyone had listened to or offered support the shooters beforehand they may not have felt like a massacre was the only option available to them. And that's what he would do, try to reach out to them, if things could be done over.
     
  4. NoGoodNamesLeft Red Belt

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    its a metaphor for removing your own ribs so u can suck ur own d and being paul from the wonder years all grown up.
     
  5. ventrue Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Golden Age of Grotesque was his last good album.

    He went to sh1t after that.
     
  6. sangreporsangre Gold Belt

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    I bet plenty of people listened to them, they were just a couple of pieces of crap. And Bowling for Columbine was garbage like all of that fat fuck's so called documentaries
     
  7. TankAbbott4Eva Silver Belt

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    Finally someone gave the correct answer rather than all the crap above! :D
     
  8. Matt M It is happening again....

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    The shooters didn't even like Marilyn Manson, that was the insane thing about the connection to him.
    As usual the media and the general public would rather believe killers were told to do it by some film, band or videogame rather than look at the deeper and real reasons.

    It was a good documentary, but Michael Moore wishes he had latched onto the West Memphis Three, because the documentaries on them were so much better.
     
  9. INeedARemedy GOAT

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    JosephDredd summed it up. It's not complicated

    Anyways, I'll never be able to adequately describle how intelligent of an answer it was. It was beautiful, not even exaggerating. It was the perfect mic drop moment for a guy that caught so much misguided hate
     
  10. theskza Silver Belt

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    Pretty self explanatory to me.
     
  11. KAZSoliloquy Look at the state of his face

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    You sound like a positive, rational human being.

    As for Manson, he's talking about the shooters. Being bullied with no adult guidance/communication essentially forces a teenager to make a decision on how to stop their torment themselves. This usually ends in suicide or some other form of violence. Not to mention, the two kids probably had some SSRI's in their system like Zoloft. Shit fucks with your head.
     
  12. KAZSoliloquy Look at the state of his face

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    Like their own shit parenting and reliance on brain-altering medication to solve all their problems
     
  13. Matt M It is happening again....

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    That probably has much more to do with it than Manson, who had absolutely nothing to do with it!

    It's more comfortable for our society to stick the blame directly on one thing. Most people just want to bury their heads in the sand and don't want to look any deeper.
    And that's the reason these things keep happening, because nobody seems to want to address the root cause of it.
     
  14. KAZSoliloquy Look at the state of his face

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    I think thats because no one knows the root cause of it. So the best thing to do is pick the most rational scapegoat there is, rather than investigating. I don't know why Americans go on shooting sprees and kill masses of people more than any other country. Sure sounds plausible to blame pop culture and it's "lack of morality" so why not do that?
     
  15. Matt M It is happening again....

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    But that's not the right thing to do is it.
    The only way to get anywhere near finding out why these things happen is to arrest the people involved and try to get as much information out of them as possible.
    More often than not there will have been some trigger somewhere in their past. If not they may have been born with a certain mindset.
    I think we know so little about the human brain and psychology at the moment.
     
  16. TheYoshiSlayer Blue Belt

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    I know he's joking but I think at least half of fucked up people would still be fucked in the head regardless of how they were raised. There's probably animals like that to we just can't tell the difference
     
  17. KAZSoliloquy Look at the state of his face

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    Part of me wonders if we're even meant to know. Maybe these kinds of things are supposed to happen in some fucked up way. Nature is unforgiving and 100% void of compassion. Limping gazelles get eaten by wolves. Always been that way and always will. Maybe nature creates these mental deviations under certain circumstances. I have no idea. You're right. We really don't know much.
     
  18. KAZSoliloquy Look at the state of his face

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    Has there ever been a case of that? Where evil beings and sick individuals come from loving, nurturing homes that provide guidance?
     
  19. bad seed Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Its a myth that they were bullied outsiders. They were popular kids with a wide variety of friends. Turns out the entire media narrative of them was wrong.

     
  20. These Two Hands Our revenge will be the laughter of our children

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    I dunno, man. Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan. Fuckin Tamil Tigers in India/Pakistan pioneered suicide bombing in the 80s. Ulster's had a little bit of violence over the years. Rwanda, no guns but personally I'd consider it a little worse than Columbine was. Man is what man does. What man does makes man animal.
     

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