...from the quill of Antisthenes
No firearms were involved, but some journalistic ‘opinion maker’, a female, I think, already tried to compare A320 Flight 9525 to Sandy Hook killings. Not the best example, I would think. Of all the USA shootings including more than one victim, the Sandy Hook incident probably has the most question marks over it. See Fog of Chaos Sandy Dallas Hook 23-01-13 and Cui bono? 25-01-13. I’m not sure that that periodista is one of that famous flock frightened of oppressive, intimidating, masculine clapping, but I wouldn’t be surprised. The geese, hopefully, perhaps moas of a feather…
All the corpses have not yet been collected and identified; and the aviation experts, that is everybody who ever flew in an aeroplane, and has access to a computer, comes out with his advice. Naturally, more rules, more examinations, more regulations and more and better paid regulators are to be the answer.
Ordinary passengers don’t have much contact with pilots, but the experience on the ground with the so called security staff is a good indication of the frequent failure of security vetting. Noticed the malice in their eyes when they make some poor, invariably white, grandmother to undress just because they can?
While we are on the subject of people hating people – should misanthropes be allowed to pilot passenger aeroplanes? Misanthropes as evidenced by, say, their Gaia / Greens’ sympathies?
The White House is arguably the most important cockpit in the world and yet there is a psychopath in the White House – just the fact of his Marxist mother and Muslim father should have rang loud warning bells.
Psychology and psychiatry are obviously not much help or protection against human stupidity or evil designs. People get depressed, and sometimes so severely that they are considering a suicide. Not many act on that, and even smaller number turn homicidal. One can be reasonably sure that 90% of self-destructing jihadi murderers would pass the standard tests with flying colours. The experts would consider them well adjusted. Progies, desiring to mould the society to their inhuman image are unable and unwilling to accept that bad people were, are and will be. For it would be against their basic philosophy, a time and time again proven wrong but to no avail – that the nurture will win over the nature when the nurturing is solely in their progressive, oh so wise claws.
May the people wake up before it is too late.
P.S. I may mention somebody’s fanciful theory that Andreas Lubitz was a recent convert to Islam. That would be extremely unlikely – peaceful Muslims would have already claimed the gory glory.
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And the latest news on the Air India A320 cockpit boxing match. More testing needed? Or a referee?