Columbine High School Massacre Discussion Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Columbine High School Massacre Discussion Forum

A place to discuss the Columbine High School Massacre along with other school shootings and crimes.
Anyone interested in researching, learning, discussing and debating with us, please come join our community!
 
HomeHome  PortalPortal  CalendarCalendar  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  MemberlistMemberlist  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  

 

 Why I think Lanza did what he did

Go down 
3 posters
AuthorMessage
Guest
Guest




Why I think Lanza did what he did Empty
PostSubject: Why I think Lanza did what he did   Why I think Lanza did what he did Icon_minitimeSat Jan 28, 2017 7:01 am

I think he saw children as brainwashed to conform to the laws of society, which he hated. He mentioned children being misguided and brainwashed in many of his forum posts, and mentioned it in his radio talk about Travis the Chimp. He saw children as Travis, things that should not be domesticated that are anyway. He chose an elementary school to try to prove a point. That the next generation of kids were brainwashed and that they were lost causes, no longer worthy of living. At least that's what I think.
Back to top Go down
abstractsmigs

abstractsmigs


Posts : 95
Contribution Points : 55473
Forum Reputation : 0
Join date : 2016-06-19
Age : 25

Why I think Lanza did what he did Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why I think Lanza did what he did   Why I think Lanza did what he did Icon_minitimeSun Jan 29, 2017 8:24 pm

His sympathies of pedophilia likely lead to him not seeing children as the epitome of innocence. To him, killing children was likely just as relevant, and not worse than, killing any other age group.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Guest
Guest




Why I think Lanza did what he did Empty
PostSubject: Ye0.   Why I think Lanza did what he did Icon_minitimeSun Jan 29, 2017 11:25 pm

abstractsmigs wrote:
His sympathies of pedophilia likely lead to him not seeing children as the epitome of innocence. To him, killing children was likely just as relevant, and not worse than, killing any other age group.  
Another parallel between him and Holden.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest




Why I think Lanza did what he did Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why I think Lanza did what he did   Why I think Lanza did what he did Icon_minitimeWed Mar 15, 2017 3:25 am

hate99 wrote:
I think he saw children as brainwashed to conform to the laws of society, which he hated. He mentioned children being misguided and brainwashed in many of his forum posts, and mentioned it in his radio talk about Travis the Chimp. He saw children as Travis, things that should not be domesticated that are anyway. He chose an elementary school to try to prove a point. That the next generation of kids were brainwashed and that they were lost causes, no longer worthy of living. At least that's what I think.

I agree that his target was hardly a random choice. He went to Sandy Hook Elementary school at one point and his mom volunteered there many years ago. He clearly saw children and adults as one and the same based on his opinions of pedophilia in general, such as suggesting that children are being repressed and controlled by adults and "society". There are a few facts here that I can gather. He did not just snap, all evidence points to this being a decision that was likely planned at least a few months to a year in advance. Emails that Adam Lanza had sent suggest that he was at one time not at the point to be mentally ready to do such an act of mass killing. At some point though likely around late 2011 or perhaps 2012. He knew and planned on killing himself and deliberately went out of his way to kill his mom as well. Suggesting that he had some very personal anger towards his family, not to mention him cutting off communications with his brother and father in 2010. As for why he not only killed his mother and himself but also the kids is a way to have his final act of defiance against a society that he felt was to blame for his anxiety and discomfort. My conclusion: Anxiety and Suicidal depression building up over many years with it being repressed internally, along with a build up of anger at his family and society ended up making him want to commit suicide and make a statement. He knew that when he died everyone would know about him after. Instead of having a private solo suicide he chose to attract attention with a mass shooting as well. This is a notable thing because Adam Lanza was shy and not someone who wanted attention ever in his life and so for him to end his life so loudly and abruptly seems to point to him wanting to get that relief from his anxiety and depression along with a final statement of sorts.
Back to top Go down
Sabratha

Sabratha


Posts : 1541
Contribution Points : 78477
Forum Reputation : 165
Join date : 2015-04-01
Location : The Mazovian Lowland

Why I think Lanza did what he did Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why I think Lanza did what he did   Why I think Lanza did what he did Icon_minitimeFri Apr 28, 2017 6:12 pm

hate99 wrote:
I think he saw children as brainwashed to conform to the laws of society, which he hated.

Now that sounds like Eric Harris.

Not saying your interpretation is wrong. Just that Lanza's isolation, mental ilness and delusions should certainly be mentioned as part of the problem.

_________________
Life is like a tram - you need to know when to get off.

"Bullet Time" - a school shooting film from Poland
Back to top Go down
View user profile
FIBAgent
William Atchison
March 18, 1996 -
December 7, 2017
FIBAgent


Posts : 57
Contribution Points : 51470
Forum Reputation : 0
Join date : 2016-11-20

Why I think Lanza did what he did Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why I think Lanza did what he did   Why I think Lanza did what he did Icon_minitimeTue Jun 20, 2017 2:50 am

My theory:

He read through the old RPG forums and found a post where someone basically said "How could someone kill children? Surprised"

Then the thought dawned on Adam the kind of sick demented legacy he could leave behind.

Couple this with his pedophillic aspects and his saudade and twisted nostalgia for his childhood / sandy hook.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Sponsored content





Why I think Lanza did what he did Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why I think Lanza did what he did   Why I think Lanza did what he did Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
 
Why I think Lanza did what he did
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Lanza
» Lanza DDR
» More info about Lanza
» New Lanza content?
» What do you think Adam Lanza did in a day?

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Columbine High School Massacre Discussion Forum :: Other Crimes :: Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting-
Jump to: