"I have noticed that so many people like (the Roanoke “on-air” shooter) are all alone and unknown, yet when they spill a little blood, the whole world knows who they are. A man who was known by no one, is now known by everyone. His face splashed across every screen, his name across the lips of every person on the planet, all in the course of one day. Seems the more people you kill, the more you’re in the limelight.” - The mass murderer behind the Oregon shootings
"Shooters are motivated by infamy for their actions as much as by infamy for themselves. Details of the event (in the media) also help other troubled minds turn abstract frustrations into concrete fantasies." - WSJ
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