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Blaming YouTube for terrorism paints the killers as victims

by | 6th, June 2017

Worse than video nasties , scourge of the 1980s, sex and trolls are YouTube videos possessed of a power to radicalise the viewer, transforming a normal bloke surfing the web for Wiggles songs and old episodes of Play For Today  into a mass murderer. No circumspection, reflection or deliberation. To see is to do.

Jonathan Sacerdoti notes:

I’ve watched plenty of extremist videos and heard some dodgy speeches over the years. I even watched a couple of videos online this last week of extremist Rabbis preaching against rational and modern thought as well as homosexuality. But I didn’t become a backwards thinking fanatic.

Why do some people want to say “was radicalised” (a passive thing), rather than “chose to become an extremist and murderer”?

Passivity reduces the killer’s free will to dust. He’s one step closer to becoming a ‘vulnerable’ victim. And boy do Islamists love being victims. The actual victims the people murdered are

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