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spindrifter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-30-08 08:34 PM
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6. He was a former employee--per radio update.
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  -University of Washington, man set himslef on fire - dead upi402  Oct-30-08 08:06 PM   #0 
  - Link doesn't say he is dead, is he?  tekisui   Oct-30-08 08:10 PM   #1 
  - The radio just reported he has died n/t  upi402   Oct-30-08 08:15 PM   #2 
  - Here's an update:  Suich   Oct-30-08 08:19 PM   #3 
  - Sad, ...  olddad56   Oct-30-08 08:23 PM   #4 
  - He was a former employee--per radio update.  spindrifter   Oct-30-08 08:34 PM   #6 
  - My God, I feel for the people who witnessed that.  SmokingJacket   Oct-30-08 08:29 PM   #5 
  - It happened when I was in college...  hlthe2b   Oct-30-08 09:11 PM   #14 
     - If you are talking about an incident that happened in the 70s or 80s  jwirr   Oct-30-08 10:07 PM   #28 
     - What year was it and where?  babydollhead   Oct-31-08 02:25 PM   #42 
  - I know a guy who did that  Nevernose   Oct-30-08 08:36 PM   #7 
  - I have no sympathy for self-immolaters. Total waste of a life better-served in community service.  DRoseDARs   Oct-30-08 08:38 PM   #8 
  - I would say he was probably mentally ill  ...of J.Temperance   Oct-30-08 08:40 PM   #9 
  - There are examples of people pulling this stunt as political protest...  DRoseDARs   Oct-30-08 08:44 PM   #10 
     - Yes, I've read that several people did this to protest the Vietnam War  ...of J.Temperance   Oct-30-08 08:48 PM   #11 
     - Monks set themselves on fire in protest of the VN war  upi402   Oct-30-08 09:04 PM   #13 
     - I'm sure an old American lady set herself on fire too, or I might be wrong  ...of J.Temperance   Oct-30-08 09:15 PM   #17 
     - Was he a Buddhist?  Lena inRI   Oct-30-08 09:32 PM   #22 
     - Ah, thanks, I always heard it was to protest the war. But Catholic repression!!!  upi402   Oct-30-08 09:38 PM   #23 
     - Agreed. Hardly a stunt.  The Village Idiot   Oct-30-08 10:42 PM   #29 
     - Actually the pain doesn't last that long.  geomon666   Oct-31-08 12:02 AM   #35 
     - We're talking about it now, aren't we? (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-30-08 09:14 PM   #16 
     - Well we are, but  ...of J.Temperance   Oct-30-08 09:18 PM   #18 
        - Do yourself a favor and educate yourself: read up on Buddhism.  bean fidhleir   Oct-31-08 11:41 AM   #39 
     - Norman Morrison immolated himself on the Pentagon steps below McNamara's office in Nov. 1965.  DemoTex   Oct-31-08 04:49 PM   #47 
     - somehow, referring to it as a "stunt" seems a bit odd...  hlthe2b   Oct-30-08 09:13 PM   #15 
     - Ordinarily, a "stunt" is something you can do a second time! I agree. n/t  Judi Lynn   Oct-30-08 09:22 PM   #20 
     - You are an ignorant ass.  Beam Me Up   Oct-30-08 11:43 PM   #34 
  - "Wanting to be noticed" may be a shallow reading of the situation.  Judi Lynn   Oct-30-08 09:25 PM   #21 
  - ..  IsItJustMe   Oct-30-08 11:10 PM   #32 
  - Fully agree. (nt)  w4rma   Oct-30-08 11:32 PM   #33 
  - So you have no sympathy for the mentally ill?  moggie   Oct-31-08 11:32 AM   #38 
  - do you realy think the guy wanted or needed your sympathy?  olddad56   Oct-31-08 06:12 PM   #49 
  - Wow  reclinerhead   Oct-31-08 06:21 PM   #50 
  - Well, fuck you too, you heartless bastard.  otherlander   Oct-31-08 08:46 PM   #52 
  - Remember Malachi Ritscher? Andrew Veal?  IanDB1   Oct-30-08 08:49 PM   #12 
  - What a horrible, horrible way to die. The moment you light the match you realize the mistake you've  truthisfreedom   Oct-30-08 09:19 PM   #19 
  - Yes it'd be like jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge, a method that has a 98% chance of  ...of J.Temperance   Oct-30-08 10:48 PM   #31 
     - Someone interviewed people who survived jumping off The Golden Gate Bridge  IanDB1   Oct-31-08 10:36 AM   #36 
        - Have you seen the film  ...of J.Temperance   Oct-31-08 10:51 AM   #37 
        - wow really?  Marrah_G   Oct-31-08 12:46 PM   #41 
  - more here;  upi402   Oct-30-08 09:49 PM   #24 
  - my daughter walked through just before  maxsolomon   Oct-31-08 12:38 PM   #40 
  - This is happening more often these days, people living without hope  AlphaCentauri   Oct-30-08 09:51 PM   #25 
  - very sad.  GinaMaria   Oct-30-08 09:57 PM   #26 
  - Y'all don't understand at all, do you?  kristopher   Oct-30-08 09:59 PM   #27 
  - Right on.  The Village Idiot   Oct-30-08 10:46 PM   #30 
  - Damn, a bullet would have been a lot cheaper  slackmaster   Oct-31-08 02:31 PM   #43 
  - When I was about 20, I was on a NY subway platform...  Javaman   Oct-31-08 02:54 PM   #44 
     - that is a sad story.  Hannah Bell   Oct-31-08 03:14 PM   #45 
        - it had a deep effect on me...  Javaman   Oct-31-08 03:41 PM   #46 
           - Most just want not to be non-persons. They might not know how to connect with us  bean fidhleir   Oct-31-08 05:52 PM   #48 
              - it's not only the homeless.  Hannah Bell   Oct-31-08 06:29 PM   #51 
 

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