why are these mass murders on the rise?

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  1. I know why - and it is a dirty secret.

    The drug class known as "SSRI's" have a rare but incomprehensible side affect. They can cause suicidal "rage" - no note, no planning, etc...just - "hey, this is what I need to do - NOW"

    Some sublimate the suicide rage into homicidal rage - and the rage tones done as the planning phase is executed, and then comes right back with conviction. These people "know" that this has to be done while at the same time knowing that it is wrong. The drug gives them the power to rise above this conflict and act out.

    I know these drugs have helped millions of people, so don't take personal offense. I agree they do a lot of good.

    But people need to know this about these drugs.

    Think about it - a drug to make people happy should benefit the entire population - "Thanks! Have a Great Day!"

    These drugs don't make the cashier at walmart any more friendly, but they could send him into homocidal rage.
  2. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
    Is lexapro ssri? I took that **** once. Bad trip really bad.
  3. SunnBass

    SunnBass All these blankets saved my life. Supporting Member

    Aug 31, 2010
    Columbia, Mo
  4. Tony Flow MMMM

    Tony Flow MMMM

    Dec 4, 2012
    Soooo.... Link to where all these shooters were taking it?

    And on a smart ass note (that wasn't^) I'm pretty sure these things happened BEFORE the drug was invented too.
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  6. Tony Flow MMMM

    Tony Flow MMMM

    Dec 4, 2012
  7. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

    Jul 7, 2009
    That's completely incoherent.
  8. MuinXing


    Aug 24, 2012
    Society has become more detached and in personal. It's no surprise, in japan they have high rates of suicide among teens that are isolated, in america's gun culture mass killing are the norm.
  9. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
    How do you stop this ****. Not this discussion, but this killing spree bull ****ing ****.
  10. Makatak


    Apr 13, 2002
    New Zealand
    " Only in America " ??
  11. HaMMerHeD

    HaMMerHeD Supporting Member

    May 20, 2005
    Norman, OK
    How about we as a society stop stigmatizing people with mental disorders.
    How about we stop assuming that there's a pill for everything, and if you keep at it long enough, you'll find a pill or a combination of pills to make you happy.
    How about we stop drugging our kids and pretending its parenting.
    How about we make a concerted effort to research and create effective therapy methods for people with emotional problems or developmental issues.
    How about we stop making depressed people feel like slovenly beasts or lazy sociopaths.
    How about we stop blaming evil deeds on everyone but the evildoer, or on the inanimate objects they use to do evil.

    Not "only" in America, but definitely mostly in America.
  12. Yes, it's all a big Pharma conspiracy.

    Nothing at all to do with the mentally unhinged who are mainly left to their own devices, if something happens, it has to be the meds, not the person pulling the trigger. :rollno:
  13. Monster Truck

    Monster Truck Groovologist Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2011
    Erie, PA
    Not to derail, but what the heck is your avatar, Chuck? A spider?
  14. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
    Two flies doing it. What else.
  15. ubnomnar

    ubnomnar Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2009
    So Cal
    Are you an "Internet Entomologist Sexologist taking SSRI's" by any chance? :bag:
  16. Heard several "experts" on NPR and the networks stating that this type of violence is not statistically "on the rise." If they are to be believed, I think that media saturation of these events likely gives the illusion that horrific acts of violence are becoming more common.

    Access to highly effective weapons and access to info on the web on how to pull off these crimes probably makes the death toll higher as well which adds to the sensationalism of the event.

    It's clear to me that the only chance we have in stopping murderous rampages lies in developing better mental health practices.
  17. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Gatineau QC CA
    A threesome, two flies and a spider.... :cool:
  18. HaMMerHeD

    HaMMerHeD Supporting Member

    May 20, 2005
    Norman, OK
    ^^ It is true. Gun ownership (per capita) has increased steadily over the past 20 years, and gun-related deaths (per capita) have decreased. Statistics are very clear on that point.
  19. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
    Back to the question--more exposure to this bad news and copycats that come from it, more access to weapons for all, including crazy people, and less value--of himself obviously but no regard in the most grotesque sense, for others.
    My heart goes out to the families. This is so awful.
    So if every adult in the USA walks around wih a gun do you think they can stop the bad-guys with guns? Millions of people with guns what do you think is going to happen? I see the flaw in my statement but imagine it.
    In Israel they throw rocks.
  20. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

    Sep 12, 2006
    Robbinsville, NJ
    Well...in theory if everyone had a gun, the problem would kinda sorta work itself out in time. Just my opinion is all.

    Frankly, I'd rather there be more attention paid to mental health issues

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