You might want to consider that we do not know all the information. We are not forensic analysts, we do not study symbology or iconography.
And do not forget, “Ismail” is Hebrew for “Ishmael.” Ishmael was the son of Abraham, or “Ibrahim” before it was changed. In Islamic tradition, it was Ishmael who was supposed to be sacrificed by Abraham, not Isaac. I don’t get why everyone is talking about Abraham, or Ibrahim.
I didn’t mean to say that I thought he had anything to do with any particular religion. I just thought the statement in the article was odd and wondered what it meant.
Cho was obviously a psychopath and that is all the explanation needed on why he did what he did.