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    He. Is. Clearly. Both.
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    Leave it for the police and courts to decide that. I think lone wolf is just a DM invention its likely they will settle on murderer if found guilty.
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    So how many more threads are we going to go on about the DM being **** with the words they choose?
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    (Original post by Angry Bird)
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    When did Rowling become an expert on the use of words?

    A terrorist can be a lone wolf. They are not mutually exclusive.

    Example.
    "He is not a solo artist. He is a musician".

    Now see how meaningless her platitude is?

    BTW, I did a quick bit of reasearch for a post on another thread this morning.
    I Googled "Alexandre Bissonnette" for results in the last 24 hours.
    Every news source I checked described him as "far-right", "white supremacist", "nationalist" or "Trump supporter" (I think I looked at 8 or 9, including Al Jazeera, The Guardian, and Fox News). Only 3 contained the term "lone wolf".
    This is a non-story (or "fake news" if you prefer)
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    (Original post by QE2)
    When did Rowling become an expert on the use of words?

    A terrorist can be a lone wolf. They are not mutually exclusive.

    Example.
    "He is not a solo artist. He is a musician".

    Now see how meaningless her platitude is?
    it's nothing to do with that. Whenever a non muslim goes on a killing spree for some reason it doesn't get labelled as terrorism.
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    (Original post by Angry Bird)
    it's nothing to do with that. Whenever a non muslim goes on a killing spree for some reason it doesn't get labelled as terrorism.
    If it is terrorism, it is labelled as such. Why is it so important what label is put on it anyway? Does having non-Muslims charged with terrorism somehow vindicate Islamist terrorism?
    It was a brutal and senseless mass murder. If he has links with an organised network that promotes the use of violence to achieve political change, then he will be probably be charged with terrorism. If he hasn't, he won't. Either way, he will be charged with several counts of murder and attempted murder.

    More importantly, I sense double standards here.
    One of the more popular statistics doing the rounds among Muslim apologists at the moment is that the majority of terrorist attacks in the US have been committed by non-Muslims.
    Yet at the same time, the same people are claiming that non-Muslims are never called terrorists.
    Which one is it? It can't be both!
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    (Original post by QE2)
    When did Rowling become an expert on the use of words?

    A terrorist can be a lone wolf. They are not mutually exclusive.

    Example.
    "He is not a solo artist. He is a musician".

    Now see how meaningless her platitude is?

    BTW, I did a quick bit of reasearch for a post on another thread this morning.
    I Googled "Alexandre Bissonnette" for results in the last 24 hours.
    Every news source I checked described him as "far-right", "white supremacist", "nationalist" or "Trump supporter" (I think I looked at 8 or 9, including Al Jazeera, The Guardian, and Fox News). Only 3 contained the term "lone wolf".
    This is a non-story (or "fake news" if you prefer)
    This. A jihadi operating by his or herself is also a lone wolf just as this muppet was.
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    (Original post by Angry Bird)
    Judging by her use of punctuation, I have a feeling that someone edits her books for her.
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    (Original post by Angry Bird)
    it's nothing to do with that. Whenever a non muslim goes on a killing spree for some reason it doesn't get labelled as terrorism.
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017...rorist-attack/

    Was the killer Shi'ite or Sunni?
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      (Original post by QE2)
      Judging by her use of punctuation, I have a feeling that someone edits her books for her.
      Or her standards have slipped. Any book written by her will become a bestseller, even if it were quite literally **** smeared on the pages.
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      [QUOTE=Mathemagicien;69896404Any book written by her will become a bestseller, even if it were quite literally **** smeared on the pages.[/QUOTE] That was one of her better attempts!

      (JFTR, I would happily churn out such dross in return for even 10% of the billion she's made from it)

      Also, despite my contempt for her works, kudos to her for becoming the first person to lose billionaire status purely through charitable giving.
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      Because terrorist attacks need to have a political motive. Idiots.
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      Terrorists follow the ideology of Islam. If this bloke shot up a Mosque in the name of National Socialism then fair enough label him a terrorist, but if not lone wolf is more appropriate.
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      (Original post by Angry Bird)
      it's nothing to do with that. Whenever a non muslim goes on a killing spree for some reason it doesn't get labelled as terrorism.
      The PM of Canada labelled it as terrorism.

      Now pipe down.
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      I think OP and Rowling are highlighting that radical jihads are quick to be rightly called terrorists, yet the mainstream media in America cannot call this what it is: an act of terrorism against a religious group.
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      (Original post by Angry Bird)
      tbh i thought Ms Rowling would have a better grasp of punctuation.
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      (Original post by Angry Bird)
      it's nothing to do with that. Whenever a non muslim goes on a killing spree for some reason it doesn't get labelled as terrorism.
      Anders Breivik. Timothy McVeigh. Ted Kaczynski.
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        Perhaps a bigger difference between white and muslim terror attacks, is that when a muslim goes on the rampage, there is an apologist movement which springs into action to defend Islam. The terms #notAllMuslims #notTrueMuslim start trending. I have not seen the terms #notAllWhiteSupremacists or #notAllTrumpSupporters trending.
       
       
       
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