Gunman kills 12, injures 59 during screening of Batman movie in Aurora, CO

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  1. hairic

    hairic Well-Known Member

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    Why not? Psychosis is not indicative of a loss of intelligence, it should rather be thought of as a vacation from reality/rationality.

    If you were deluded to the point that you truly believed you were the joker, what would be the more "rational" decision - staying in school or acting criminally?

    The guy may also have been studying psychology as a way to help himself, sort of a "I know I'm screwed up, want to understand, but don't want to get real help because it's of the paranoid variety" until the point that he lost connection with reality.

  2. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    I agree. He was definitely sedated @ that hearing.

    One thing I do not understand is how can he claim amnesia when he conveniently remembered to tell them " oh yea my apt is rigged to blow up"

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