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The Ten Craziest Reasons Why Nidal Malik Hasan Did It

nidal2TEN Reasons Why Nidal Hassan did It. As he saluted anyone in sight with two loaded handguns, Major Nidal Malik Hasan yelled “Allah Wakbar!” – God is great!” He then opened fire and murdered 13 people. Major Nidal Malik Hasan is now in a coma.

Want to know whay he did it? Here are the Top Ten Craziest Reasons:

The Typical American Fame-Hungry Gun Nutter

For a few hours late on Thursday, it seemed this would follow the usual sad script of shooting tragedies in America. The “monster” assailant would turn the weapon on himself or be instantly gunned down by others.

Only he didn’t. He kept shooting until he was shot.

1) Compassion Fatigue

Dr. Robin Kerner, an attending psychologist who specializes in disaster anxiety at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, said it’s not uncommon for individuals who work with traumatized patients to suffer the effects of “compassion fatigue.”

“This guy was counseling people coming back from war and there is something called secondary traumatization, where the therapist gets traumatized from hearing all the terrible things that have happened to the people they counsel.”

2) He Had Been Beheaded

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Posted: 8th, November 2009 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (9) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0