Mudcat Café message #3196096 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #139289   Message #3196096
Posted By: Donuel
26-Jul-11 - 04:21 PM
Thread Name: BS: Oslo Bombing and Shooting at Youth Camp
Subject: RE: BS: Oslo Bombing and Shooting at Youth Camp
Most people agree that the killer/killers are deranged, however I have pointed out time and again that they are inately as normal as you and I.

The conditioning inside a secret society combined with a near worship of guns and a like minded group of people feeding each other xenophobic fears until bigotry comes out thier ears is potent enough for normal people to join the darkside in surprisingly little time.

The social science experiments of assigning pretend prisoner or guard status shows the turn around to take only 3 days.
The experiments of normal people given a task of torture of another human will do so 80% of the time.

When children are put in competitive situations against a rival team conflict can be great.

Where there is hope for normal people resisting such social pressure when the opportunity for altruism exists. Altruism has a slight advantage.

Conforming to a group and its ideosyncracies is far more powerful for people who are repressed and lonely. Of course mudcaters being non conformists for the most part, singing protest songs and love songs gives them an advantage in being thier own person.