After watching yesterday’s documentary, what factors do you think contributed to the two young men’s violence?

Here’s an article that tries to make sense of it

An excerpt from it:

After the Columbine shooting, scapegoats like the NRA, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, school bullying, the ‘trench coat mafia’, the media, and the United States government were blamed for the tragedy. Michael Moore took the chance to blame all of America – or just the right-wing, gun loving part – for it in his 2002 Oscar winning documentary Bowling for Columbine

Whoops just wanted to add a few more quotes and links i have just found

one of Harris’ last journal entries read: “I hate you people for leaving me out of so many fun things. And no don’t … say, ‘Well that’s your fault,’ because it isn’t, you people had my phone #, and I asked and all, but no. No no no don’t let the weird-looking Eric KID come along.”

As he walked into the school the morning of April 20, Harris’ T-shirt read: Natural Selection.

Harris seemed to feel superior to everyone — he once wrote, “I feel like God and I wish I was, having everyone being OFFICIALLY lower than me.”

From here

Interestingly though, conspiracy theorists have come up with this

According to the final report of the investigation, only two people–Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17–planned and executed the mass shooting at Columbine High School outside Littleton, Colorado, on April 20, 1999, leaving 15 dead and 23 wounded. But at least 101 eye- and ear- witnesses remembered it differently

Want to know what they said? click here

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