Pages

Jump to bottom

17 comments

1 celticdragon  Mon, Feb 18, 2013 12:57:55pm

Not really surprised here. I have heard about things from family in law enforcement.

2 Joanne  Mon, Feb 18, 2013 2:37:54pm

What Dorner did was reprehensible and no one can or should condone it, but this is why there were people on #TeamDorner

He tried to change things from within and lost everything. Desperation creates desperate situations. And in this case, a heavily armed person who was desperate and had nothing to lose lost his own life after taking away several others who had nothing to do with him at all.

I hope that something changes at LAPD.

3 Achilles Tang  Mon, Feb 18, 2013 3:09:55pm
Not Only Do I Believe It, but I Lived It

Did he also murder people who had no responsibility for his alleged problems? Brian Bentley is the problem, if he can make a comment like that.

4 Kronocide  Mon, Feb 18, 2013 3:42:33pm

Bentley did not murder or threaten anybody and he can make a comment like that without being the problem. If he’s telling the truth, he’s not the problem, the LAPD is.

5 Achilles Tang  Mon, Feb 18, 2013 7:00:11pm

re: #4 Kronocide

Bentley did not murder or threaten anybody and he can make a comment like that without being the problem. If he’s telling the truth, he’s not the problem, the LAPD is.

Bullshit. He implied sympathy for someone who committed mass murder, randomly, in response to what Bentley said he had sympathy for. Why do I need to make that distinction clear?

6 Joanne  Mon, Feb 18, 2013 8:12:51pm

re: #5 Achilles Tang

Bullshit. He implied sympathy for someone who committed mass murder, randomly, in response to what Bentley said he had sympathy for. Why do I need to make that distinction clear?

Empathy for something he’s personally experienced differs from sympathy. But one apparently has to have the capacity to empathize, which you apparently do not.

7 Aligarr  Tue, Feb 19, 2013 3:01:21am

Empathy ? Misplaced empathy . So there are two alternatives for unjust termination ? Suicide , murder or both ?

8 Achilles Tang  Tue, Feb 19, 2013 1:48:22pm

re: #6 Joanne

Empathy for something he’s personally experienced differs from sympathy. But one apparently has to have the capacity to empathize, which you apparently do not.

Your semantic contortions are bullshit. There is a time and place for everything and this is not the time and place for this.

9 Joanne  Tue, Feb 19, 2013 5:05:43pm

re: #8 Achilles Tang

Your semantic contortions are bullshit. There is a time and place for everything and this is not the time and place for this.

You apparently missed what I said above. I don’t support Dorner. At all. But I understand the feelings (something you again apparently have no capacity to do). The LAPD needs to change. For the officers and the citizens.

10 Achilles Tang  Tue, Feb 19, 2013 6:36:27pm

re: #9 Joanne

You apparently missed what I said above. I don’t support Dorner. At all. But I understand the feelings (something you again apparently have no capacity to do). The LAPD needs to change. For the officers and the citizens.

I understand feelings very well, and I understand that you like to feel good by taking any opportunity to lay into the LAPD whether relevant to the circumstances or not, regardless how obscene.

Bullshit.

11 Joanne  Tue, Feb 19, 2013 6:43:28pm

re: #10 Achilles Tang

How about this? Fuck you. Better?

You don’t give a shit about the people of the city or the people on the police force? Fuck you. You think I’m laying into the LAPD? For no cause? Fuck you. You know better than a guy (who this post is about)? Fuck you.

And fuck your bullshit attitude, too.

12 Achilles Tang  Wed, Feb 20, 2013 5:54:47am

My attitude is that anyone who commits mass murder, random at that, in response to alleged wrongs has serious prior deficiencies that warrant firing from a police force, and to take the position that one is sympathetic to the alleged wrongs in this case shows a serious lack of moral judgment.

But you are capable of expressing your emotions, in your own way.

13 Gus  Wed, Feb 20, 2013 5:57:40am

Pardon me but fuck Dorner.

14 Gus  Wed, Feb 20, 2013 5:58:52am
15 Joanne  Wed, Feb 20, 2013 7:01:10am

re: #13 Gus

Pardon me but fuck Dorner.

Agreed. But what about the guy this post is about. He didn’t kill anyone. Do we say Fuck Him, too? Or fuck the point he was making?

16 Gus  Wed, Feb 20, 2013 7:02:57am

re: #15 Joanne

Agreed. But what about the guy this post is about. He didn’t kill anyone. Do we say Fuck Him, too? Or fuck the point he was making?

I’m just troubled that we’re making this point on the back of a serial killer.

17 Joanne  Wed, Feb 20, 2013 7:09:32am

re: #16 Gus

I’m just troubled that we’re making this point on the back of a serial killer.

That’s my point exactly. Brian Bentley is *not* a spree killer (slightly different than a serial killer, but murder is murder!) It’s *his* voice I was referring to. It’s his experience where empathy (the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes) applies.

Dorner is dead. Good. He killed innocent people. He went out in the blaze of glory his mind apparently desired. Bentley did not. Do we ignore Bentley for Dorner? That’s unfair to LAPD officers and LA citizens.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
Large Botnet of CCTV Devices Knock the Snot Out of Jewelry Website Researchers have encountered a denial-of-service botnet that's made up of more than 25,000 Internet-connected closed circuit TV devices. The researchers with Security firm Sucuri came across the malicious network while defending a small brick-and-mortar jewelry shop against a distributed ...
Thanos
2 hours, 29 minutes ago
Views: 92 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Cass McCombs - ‘Run Sister Run’"Run Sister Run" by Cass McCombs from the album 'Mangy Love,' available 8/26Pre-order here: lnk.to Official Site: cassmccombs.comFacebook: facebook.comTwitter: twitter.com
Thanos
23 hours, 58 minutes ago
Views: 218 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
The ‘Internet of Things’ Needs a Fix Lack of standards, lack of security, and application creep all create inertia against easy adoption. The first moments of ownership usually involve downloading an app, creating an account and connecting the thing to your Wi-Fi network. Sometimes that all ...
Thanos
1 day, 1 hour ago
Views: 248 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
North America Will Draw Half Its Electricity From Carbon-Free Sources by 2025 - Scientific American The United States, Mexico and Canada will make a joint pledge tomorrow to draw half the continent’s power from non-emitting sources by 2025. President Obama, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada will ...
Thanos
1 day, 1 hour ago
Views: 251 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Egypt Deports Liliane Daoud, British-Lebanese Talkshow Host Ms Daoud, a former BBC journalist, was detained by plainclothes policemen at her home in Cairo on Monday and put on a plane to Beirut. The move came hours after her contract was terminated by privately-owned OnTV. Her show, ...
Thanos
1 day, 1 hour ago
Views: 258 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Google Maps and Earth Just Got a Huge Boost The new techniques for processing the images will ensure that the pictures have more clarity and have a higher resolution. How did Google go about bringing clearer images users' way? Google deployed the publicly available Earth Engine API to ...
Thanos
1 day, 6 hours ago
Views: 339 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 27 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1
NASA Studies Details of a Greening Arctic NASA scientists used almost 30 years of data from the NASA/U.S. Geological Survey Landsat satellites to track changes in vegetation in Alaska and Canada. Of the more than 4 million square miles, 30 percent had increases in vegetation (greening) ...
Thanos
1 day, 17 hours ago
Views: 326 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 12 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 3
Likes: 1
Comments: 0
: 4
Don’t Let Mississippi Establish Anti-Gay Religion The federal law and its many state imitators apply equally to all sincere religious believers and their beliefs. The Mississippi statute doesn't. It begins by singling out three religious beliefs or moral convictions for protection. They are that “marriage ...
Thanos
2 days, 2 hours ago
Views: 580 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 44 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 1
Comments: 0
: 2
Brexit in Brussels: Juncker’s Mic Drop and Political Brexploitation The three presidents—Juncker along with Donald Tusk, who heads the European Council, and Martin Schulz, the president of the European Parliament—said they “expect the United Kingdom government to give effect to this decision of the British people as soon ...
Thanos
3 days, 4 hours ago
Views: 704 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 6 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1
Brexit: EU Spells Out Procedure for UK to Leave The European Union has clarified the way the UK can kickstart formal negotiations to exit the bloc following Thursday's referendum. It says Britain can trigger Article 50, which sets a two-year deadline for a deal, by making a formal ...
Thanos
3 days, 6 hours ago
Views: 509 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1