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    By caling it a revenge attack, you're implying that innocent mosque goers at finsbury park somehow attacked you before....which is pretty daft.

    Plus, would that justify 9/11, 7/7 and all the successive attack which by the attackers own standards have been REVENGE for the afghan, iraq, libyan, syrian war etc.

    Pretty stupid analogy to make.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    By caling it a revenge attack, you're implying that innocent mosque goers at finsbury park somehow attacked you before....which is pretty daft.

    Plus, would that justify 9/11, 7/7 and all the successive attack which by the attackers own standards have been REVENGE for the afghan, iraq, libyan, syrian war etc.

    Pretty stupid analogy to make.
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    The motive was probably revenge, but I would class this as a terrorist attack.
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    Revenge.
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    Revenge was probably a motivation in this guy's mind. It doesn't mean he's attacking the right people.

    The same way you have the family of scumbag Abedi hollering that he bombed Manchester in retaliation for the death of Syrian children (as if ISIS are innocent of this), and the London Bridge attack that was claimed to be a response to the love from Manchester strike. They killed innocent civilians who have nothing to do with any of these actions, but they're felt to be 'representative' of their communities (ie. the General Public or Muslims)

    Judging from what this man was shouting it could have been a hate crime, and not a terror attack at all. It will probably depend on what he says his motivation/justification was.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    By caling it a revenge attack, you're implying that innocent mosque goers at finsbury park somehow attacked you before....which is pretty daft.

    Plus, would that justify 9/11, 7/7 and all the successive attack which by the attackers own standards have been REVENGE for the afghan, iraq, libyan, syrian war etc.

    Pretty stupid analogy to make.
    It's not to justify it, only find his motive.
    In the same way that understanding that dogmatic belief in religion paired with geopolitical conflict causes Islamic terrorism does not justify their actions
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    Revenge would at the specific people who've previously been involved in an attack. The latter.
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    The term 'terrorism' is defined as "the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims", so in regards to asking if it was 'revenge' or terrorism; if you are to call this attack a revenge then it is an act of terrorism. Not either or. Any form of violence aimed against innocent individuals in a bid to kill for any sort of political cause is an act of terrorism.
 
 
 
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