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Response to dkf (Reply #59)

Fri Jul 5, 2013, 08:22 PM

61. Well, given what you've just said about Z's apparent malignant aggression...

How does that translate into a situation where Z's crying out in abject fear of his own life as a form OF aggression.

That makes absolutely no sense at all, does it not?

Rather than racial hatred, my own personal assessment of Z tells me that he acted on his own rather distorted and prejudicial belief that all young black males are out to commit harm in one way or the other. His muttering that "they," meaning other young black males like Martin are "always getting away."

And in an attempt to prevent "them" from "getting away" this time, he took it upon himself to make physically certain that this "other" that he was tracking was detained so that Martin would be available one the police arrived.

He had a gun, he knew that the police was coming, he took it upon himself to create his own responsibility for detaining Martin. Martin, on the other hand, had absolutely no reason to understand why he was treated in such a manner.

What did he do?

If Z grabbed Martin, which I'm absolutely sure what would have happened, and Martin resisted, wouldn't that impel Z to escalate his efforts to detain an unwilling Martin, up to point where the struggle began? After all, Z's actions stemmed from his completely faulty belief that he was entitled to do such a thing, hence the way he armed himself, before stalking Martin, am I right?

Why is any of this in dispute?

Do you actually believe everything that Z described about his own and Martin's actions?





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