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ccpup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-26-07 06:22 PM
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2. someone may kill
but they are also the child of someone, the brother or sister of someone, a friend, a grandchild, a nephew or niece. like every child, there were hopes and dreams the parents had. despite their action they are still a person and, although one can find it difficult to find sympathy for the "WHAT" they did, I find it petty to deny a marker for those who want to remember the person in their happier days to come and visit.

just my opinion.
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  -Should The VT Killer Get A Memorial Stone? OrangeCountyDemocrat  Apr-26-07 06:14 PM   #0 
  - IMO, if you are truly a humane and compassionate person, you can also  ShortnFiery   Apr-26-07 06:21 PM   #1 
  - Just remember those"precious" babies George Bush and Dick Cheney, then.  WinkyDink   Apr-26-07 06:53 PM   #20 
  - Well, to be honest with you, I'm a liberal Catholic. Personally, I would not  ShortnFiery   Apr-26-07 07:24 PM   #30 
  - Great post!  spoony   Apr-27-07 12:22 AM   #63 
  - someone may kill  ccpup   Apr-26-07 06:22 PM   #2 
  - The Amish taught us a good lesson about this.  PSPS   Apr-26-07 06:23 PM   #3 
  - However one might fault the Amish, that sure showed character.  BlooInBloo   Apr-26-07 06:26 PM   #5 
  - No, it is the ONLY Christian view: Forgiveness not Retribution.  ShortnFiery   Apr-26-07 06:30 PM   #10 
     - I have no idea what you're talking about, nor how it relates to what I said.  BlooInBloo   Apr-26-07 06:39 PM   #13 
     - It fully relates because their stated intentions toward forgiveness is NOT an act, CHRISTIAN ...  ShortnFiery   Apr-26-07 06:45 PM   #15 
        - I meant "act" as in "action", not as in "theater".  BlooInBloo   Apr-26-07 06:58 PM   #23 
           - Then you are not trying to understand. IMO, you are trying to give approval for self-righteousness  ShortnFiery   Apr-26-07 07:04 PM   #25 
              - Ooookkkaaaayyyy.....  BlooInBloo   Apr-26-07 07:14 PM   #28 
     - Everyone is entitled to a headstone.  zanne   Apr-26-07 09:46 PM   #50 
  - That's because GOD loves the sinner as much as the righteous.  ShortnFiery   Apr-26-07 06:29 PM   #9 
  - Thank you...  AnneD   Apr-26-07 07:10 PM   #27 
  - Yes the Amish showed the nation amazing strength.  LeviathanCrumbling   Apr-26-07 10:15 PM   #57 
  - I think he should get one  bigwillq   Apr-26-07 06:25 PM   #4 
  - The killer was not a murder victim.  murloc   Apr-26-07 06:26 PM   #6 
  - No, but he was a victim nonetheless.  Midlodemocrat   Apr-26-07 06:28 PM   #8 
     - And the two Columbine killers were apparently role models for  lizzy   Apr-26-07 07:52 PM   #42 
        - Feel however you wish.  Midlodemocrat   Apr-26-07 08:17 PM   #46 
  - Yes. Someone that sick is still someone's child.  Midlodemocrat   Apr-26-07 06:26 PM   #7 
  - What About The Families Of Those He Killed?  OrangeCountyDemocrat   Apr-26-07 06:34 PM   #11 
  - Yeah, maybe they too can have the opportunity to live out full blown emotional  ShortnFiery   Apr-26-07 06:41 PM   #14 
  - One problematic sentence...  GaYellowDawg   Apr-26-07 06:55 PM   #21 
  - I'm not TELLING anyone anything. That's your invention. I'm discussing process.  ShortnFiery   Apr-26-07 06:56 PM   #22 
     - "People need to"  GaYellowDawg   Apr-26-07 07:02 PM   #24 
        - Bullshit! I'm talking about long term. You really are over the line here.  ShortnFiery   Apr-26-07 07:08 PM   #26 
           - Whoa, whoa  GaYellowDawg   Apr-26-07 07:24 PM   #31 
              - Hey, that's cool. I'm admittedly a little overly spicy tonight.  ShortnFiery   Apr-26-07 07:27 PM   #33 
                 - Well, I think you are showing admirable self-restraint!  GaYellowDawg   Apr-26-07 07:32 PM   #34 
                    - No way. I think we all muddle though the best we know how ...  ShortnFiery   Apr-26-07 07:36 PM   #35 
                       - Well, just for you...  GaYellowDawg   Apr-26-07 07:43 PM   #37 
  - we all cope with this in different ways, the best we can  orleans   Apr-27-07 12:18 AM   #61 
  - Sorry, OCD, but not all of us require a minimum amount of hatred to get us through each day.  PSPS   Apr-26-07 06:50 PM   #19 
  - When the Columbine students were killed some man built  Sequoia   Apr-26-07 06:39 PM   #12 
  - There's no accounting for idiots.  WinkyDink   Apr-26-07 06:46 PM   #16 
  - Perhaps - but with a qualifier.  GaYellowDawg   Apr-26-07 06:49 PM   #17 
  - How is a mentally ill human being  malaise   Apr-26-07 06:50 PM   #18 
  - The Cho was also a victim because he was a very mentally ill person  Geek_Girl   Apr-26-07 07:20 PM   #29 
  - Should Jeffrey Dahmer? Charlie Manson? WTH??  WinkyDink   Apr-26-07 07:24 PM   #32 
  - He was CRAZY and was allowed to fall through the cracks  Warpy   Apr-26-07 07:41 PM   #36 
  - Oh give me a break. Everybody is a victim, I guess.  lizzy   Apr-26-07 07:54 PM   #44 
  - Those who feel compassion for Chou, do you feel the same for Bush?  murloc   Apr-26-07 10:13 PM   #56 
  - Should the 19 9/11 hijackers be added to a memorial for their victims?  dansolo   Apr-26-07 07:44 PM   #38 
  - Exactly.  lizzy   Apr-26-07 07:49 PM   #40 
  - No.  lizzy   Apr-26-07 07:49 PM   #39 
  - he may have been a victim, and he may deserve memorial  iverglas   Apr-26-07 07:52 PM   #41 
  - He doesn't need one...  misanthrope   Apr-26-07 07:54 PM   #43 
  - my impulse is no, but as a Christian and someone with some  Wetzelbill   Apr-26-07 08:14 PM   #45 
  - HIs family deserves the stone  treestar   Apr-27-07 10:35 PM   #67 
  - We keep calling the likes of Cho "victims", and they get off WAAYY too easy for THEIR actions.  jmg257   Apr-26-07 08:43 PM   #47 
  - Fuck No!  fujiyama   Apr-26-07 09:36 PM   #48 
  - Add to this-it does not look to me that he just "flipped."  lizzy   Apr-26-07 09:43 PM   #49 
     - Good point  fujiyama   Apr-27-07 12:24 AM   #64 
  - I agree with you: Only a nutcase would want to memorialize a mass murderer  brentspeak   Apr-26-07 09:48 PM   #51 
  - He's dead, and trying to pretend he did not exist does not help anything  treestar   Apr-26-07 09:52 PM   #52 
  - Yes, and Columbine killers were apparently an inspiration for Mr. Cho.  lizzy   Apr-26-07 10:07 PM   #54 
  - no one is pretending he didn't exist--all you have to do is look at  orleans   Apr-27-07 12:00 AM   #59 
  - If a guy robs a 7/11, kills the clerk and then the cops kill the robber  murloc   Apr-26-07 10:03 PM   #53 
  - No  ls317   Apr-26-07 10:08 PM   #55 
  - NO!!!  piedmont   Apr-26-07 10:30 PM   #58 
  - I think that the students of VA Tech should be the ones to discuss and decide this.  AZBlue   Apr-27-07 12:16 AM   #60 
  - Leave it to his family  Canuckistanian   Apr-27-07 12:21 AM   #62 
  - Maybe he should get a stone as a victim of the US healthcare system  48percenter   Apr-27-07 12:28 AM   #65 
  - i've posted two times on this thread already, and now i'll respond to you  orleans   Apr-27-07 12:29 AM   #66 
  - Yes, in Hell!  Silence Dogood   Apr-27-07 10:37 PM   #68 
  - I am conflicted about this.  KitchenWitch   Apr-27-07 10:50 PM   #69 
 

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