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October 14, 2005

Three From Excitable Andy

The Emotional One calls NRO's anti-Miers writers "bullies" and tells them they can "go pull a Cheney," i.e., fuck off.

Sullivan Miers.

Scrolling down, he quotes The Metaphysical Girl Madonna "defending" religion. At least a goofy new-age/Old Testament kaballa/yoga "Energy" worshipping religion, at least. He's very heartened by that.

Finally, he makes a good point. A psychologist has urged terming suicide-bombing "altruistic suicide." Altruistic! Killing dozens of innocent people!

There are a couple of things wrong with this. First of all, of course, the dipshit death-loving psychologist chooses a deliberately positive word -- "altruistic" -- to describe the mass murder of innocent strangers. His point, such as it is, is that this sort of suicide (actually, homicide with an extra victim) is distinct psychologically from run of the mill suicides. Well, no shit. Run of the mill suicides don't have a bodycount exceeding one.

But he feels that this is sufficiently different to need a new term. Rather than choosing a neutral terminology -- such as "ideology-driven suicide" or "belief-based suicide/homicide" -- he chooses the term "altruistic," which is probably the mindset of the killer, but since when do we strain to look at mental disorders from the point of view of the criminally insane? Shall we now call "psychopaths" what they think of themselves as, "The Gods Who Walk The Earth And Prove Their Divinity By Taking The Lives of Mortals"?

Yes, here's a reasonable situation for the Excitable One to get excited. It would be one thing if this cocksucker proposed a purely neutral, clinically-nonjudgmental terminology. Instead, he injects moral judgment into his new coinage -- a judgment of full-fledged moral approval.


Oh, and? By the way? This really isn't that different from normal suicide in terms of motivation. Suicides are usually caused by narcissism, a desire to be noticed, and a desire to escape a bad circumstance. Considering the fact that Palestinians now frequently employ retarded teenagers as suicide bombers, it would seem that many suicide bombings are just animated by the same craving of attention and sympathy and need to escape as regular suicides.

Except, of course, they choose to enlist other people involuntarily into their suicide.

Thanks to Allah.

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