The Instigator
Gerri
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The Contender
RationalMadman
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The Connecticut Shooting Premeditated

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RationalMadman
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/14/2012 Category: News
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 825 times Debate No: 28228
Debate Rounds (3)
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Gerri

Pro

People don't just wake up one day and decide 10 days from Christmas to hurt children. His classmates said he was a "loner" he was always fidgety in class. His own brother even said he was emotionally damaged. I also think he was so desperate to not be forgotten he thought no one will forget this. He also believed he wasn't in control of his own life so he wanted to dictate others lives.
RationalMadman

Con

"People don't just wake up one day and decide 10 days from Christmas to hurt children." Evidence for statement = zero

"His classmates said he was a "loner" he was always fidgety in class." ADHD is not grounds to claim someone's moment of supposed insanity was premeditated.

"His own brother even said he was emotionally damaged." Just because someone was emotionally scarred is not evidence that they planned a mass murder.

"I also think he was so desperate to not be forgotten he thought no one will forget this. He also believed he wasn't in control of his own life so he wanted to dictate others lives." You cannot claim objective knowledge of subjective content.

Thank you, pro must meet his BoP.
Debate Round No. 1
Gerri

Pro

I give I've never been a good debater but you have to agree he had to have had something terrible go on in his life to do this.
RationalMadman

Con

Most likely he did. But conclusively/definitely that might not be the case at all. Some men just want to see the world burn.
Debate Round No. 2
Gerri

Pro

Gerri forfeited this round.
RationalMadman

Con

Well... thanks.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by RationalMadman 4 years ago
RationalMadman
Tasteless comment... Not planning on caring.
Posted by Heineken 4 years ago
Heineken
Tasteless debate.....not planning on voting.
1 votes has been placed for this debate.
Vote Placed by imabench 4 years ago
imabench
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Reasons for voting decision: idiot didnt even have any arguments.....