Skip to comments.Norway Shooter-Bomber Not Christian, Probably Not Lone
Posted on 07/26/2011 5:21:33 AM PDT by scottfactor
Oh, how the members of the leftist media and the communist Democrat establishment in America must have held their collective breath until their fear turned to relief in the revelation that the Oslo, Norway shootings and bombing, or bombings, were apparently not the work of Middle Eastern men between the ages of 19 and 34. Their apprehension turned to glee as they rushed to breathlessly reportwithout knowing more than the smallest amount of informationthat the perpetrator, a white male (!), named Anders Behring Breivik, is a lone wolf and an extreme, right-wing Christian fundamentalist. Now, is that really so?
First of all, anyone who is truly a Christian, who understands Christianity and Gods Word, knows there is no way in the universe that the evil animal (or animals) who committed those atrocious murders is anything remotely resembling a Christian, much less a Christian fundamentalistwhich simply means a Christian who believes in the fundamental truths of the Bible without all the man-made extras that some Christian religions add to it. This lost, young mans actions cannot in any way be considered the behavior of a Christian.
As it turns out, he does not claim to be a Christian at all, but rather, favors the teachings of Charles Darwin. A report at WorldNetDaily states,
A review of Anders Behring Breivik's 1,500-page manifesto shows the media's quick characterization of the Norwegian terrorist as a Christian may be as incorrect as it was to call Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh one.
Yet, while McVeigh rejected God altogether, Breivik writes in his manifesto that he is not religious, has doubts about God's existence, does not pray, but does assert the primacy of Europe's Christian culture as well as his own pagan Nordic culture.
Breivik instead hails Charles Darwin, whose evolutionary theories stand in contrast to the claims of the Bible, and affirms: As for the Church and science, it is essential that science takes an undisputed precedence over biblical teachings. Europe has always been the cradle of science, and it must always continue to be that way. Regarding my personal relationship with God, I guess I'm not an excessively religious man. I am first and foremost a man of logic. However, I am a supporter of a monocultural Christian Europe."
He may support the traditional Christianity-based European culture for practical purposes, but he is no Christian, by any stretch of the imagination. His actions more closely resemble the methods used by the Islamists. His targets were the same kinds of targets of the Islamistscivilians and government buildings. It remains to be seen if he did truly act alone, though I dont believe for a minute he did. Outside of a Hollywood picture, the scope of the operation would have been very difficult to have been pulled off by a single man without a little help from his friends.
Breivik claimed at his court hearing on Monday that there are more in his group. A preliminary report of Breiviks court appearance by the U.K. Guardian stated,
After sentencing Anders Behring Breivik to eight weeks detention, judge Kim Heger revealed that the suspect had told him that there were two more cells in our organisation. Breivik's Knights Templar organisation, which was founded in London in 2002 with other far-right individuals, is currently under investigation by security officials.
Authorities are wisely ignoring Breiviks claim that he acted alone and are continuing to investigate the possibility that others may very well be involved in these dual terrorist attacks. As Drew Zahn, writing for WorldNetDaily, reported on Sunday afternoon,
Even though police and the lawyer for Norway's alleged terrorist Anders Behring Breivik arrested for both a bombing in Oslo and the mass shooting of youths at a nearby island political retreat claim the suspect has confessed to acting alone in both crimes, that hasn't stopped authorities from investigating the possibility that others were involved.
Law enforcement officials from across Europe have begun tracking Breivik's associates, and the arrest of six others in Oslo originally believed connected to the terrorist acts suggests police aren't completely satisfied with Breivik's confession.
For example, police have confirmed investigating reports from witnesses that there may have been a second shooter on the island of Utoya .
One thing occurs to me here. Do you notice how almost every time we see an Islamist pull off a terror attack, whether it be shooting people in front of a military recruiting office, or driving a vehicle into a crowd of people, or getting caught trying to get explosives or weapons onto a military base, the media and those in authority rush to say the crime was committed by a lone wolf. They say this before any investigation is complete! In this case, although they did initially say he acted alone, they did not hesitate to report on the logical extension of the investigation to his associatesthe same that should always happen in terrorist acts by Islamists, as well, but is not usually reported.
The fact is, the leftist media and communists within our government do not want it publicly known that Islamists have well-organized networks in our country and elsewhere. In the case of this blonde-haired, blue-eyed white guy, the authorities are most certainly going to beat the bushes to find his associates, which is certainly what should happen to hopefully bring justice to everyone who is responsible for these barbaric acts.
If a network of people is discovered to be involved in the Norway massacre, a secondary effect of it could be that it might help bolster the global leftists desire to distract from the common occurrence of Islamic terrorism, and here in America, it might just give a micron of appearance of credibility to un-credible people like Janet Napolitano, who claim Americas biggest threat comes from white guys.
Yes, indeed, she does; and as uncanny as the timing may seem, the Department of Homeland Security released a report just three short days before these awful killings in which Americans were warned of the potential for attacks on our utility infrastructure. And who are the most likely perpetrators of such wickedness? White guys, of course. This misinformation, this ignoring of the obvious Muslim threat, was old several years ago. It seems Napolitano and her fellow travelers must think the American people are stupid enough to buy their tripe. No. We know where the real threat comes from: the Islamists and their sympathizer communist Democrat enemies within America.
Beyond the horrors of the shootings and bombing themselves, there is something else about these events that is so disturbing that I hesitate to give voice to my thoughts on it. Breivik almost seems like a fictional character drawn up by a liberal think tank. He appears to be the evil embodiment of what the Left has falsely accused members of the Tea Party of being.
This guy is the Lefts fantasy of what a conservative, American patriot is and what one would do. Of course, reality does not square with the Lefts wish that a Tea Party group would commit some sort of awful malicious crime to justify the Lefts false characterizations of us as violent, bigot, nut jobs and further give the communist regime in Washington reason to clamp down on our free speech and grab our guns.
This Breivik guy seems to perfectly fit the bill for the leftist propaganda image of conservative patriots. I scanned just a little of his 1500-page manifesto, and I shuddered at some of his words that echo certain terms and thoughts of conservative patriots here in America. Assuming the killer is the one who wrote and compiled the piece, he is very intelligent and well-spoken, chillingly so. He wrote it under the pseudonym, Andrew Berwick. Here is just a sample from the first few pages,
The compendium/book presents advanced ideological, practical, tactical, organizational and rhetorical solutions and strategies for all patriotic-minded individuals/movements. The book will be of great interest to you whether you are a moderate or a more dedicated cultural conservative/nationalist.
Included are also demographical studies, historical statistics, forecasts and insights on various subjects related to the ongoing and future struggle of Europe. It covers most topics related to historical events and aspects of past and current Islamic Imperialism, which is now removed or falsified by our academia by instruction of Western Europes cultural relativist elites (cultural relativism=cultural Marxism). It offers thorough analysis of Islam, which is unknown to a majority of Europeans. It documents how the political doctrines known as multiculturalism/cultural Marxism/cultural relativism was created and implemented. Multiculturalists/cultural Marxists usually operate under the disguise of humanism. A majority are anti-nationalists and want to deconstruct European identity, traditions, culture and even nation states.
There you see words that a heartless killer reportedly wrote, yet they sound like the words of any conservative patriothe even uses the words conservative and patriot several times in the first few pages alone, and he goes on to warn of the dangers of the creeping Islamist invasion of Western Europe. Thats why I keep thinking something is terribly amiss here.
What is so disturbing to me is that what little Ive read of his manifesto, coupled with his terrible actions, paints a picture of what I would call anti-conservatism. For instance, true conservatism, which is embraced by the American Tea Party, is not divorced from morality. Thats the bottom line here. Breiviks is the picture of an illegitimate form of supposed nationalistic conservatism that embraces lawlessness, and that means it is not conservative at all.
For this monster to parrot thoughts and ideas of the conservative movement, yet turn around and exhibit no qualms about committing murderous atrocities against scores of innocent people, demonstrates a disconnect from the moral foundation that makes up true conservative thought. This man is no Christian; he is no conservative; he is a sociopathic killer.
another opportunity for the left to paint Christians as terrorists.
The campers said from the beginning he wasn’t alone, yet the msm was all over the white Christian loner story line. I blame it on laziness and modern technology. It’s too easy to merely repeat the original report than it is to do a little investigation to find the truth. Agreed, he wasn’t alone and wasn’t a Christian. Most likely they’ll find he lied in much of his writings to throw them off.
Just last night, a reporter was giving the local news and keep mispronouncing names and flubbing the most obvious points. We’ve been noticing this laziness more and more over the past few years but lately it’s gone so far beyond ridiculous that I rarely watch even the local news (haven’t watch national news since FOX went liberal a few years ago and forget about the alphabets). A few months ago, one reporter twisted a death into something disgusting so was blasted by the community yet she nor the station ever apologized or corrected the story. That was the last straw, so another not-news source marked off the list.
One of the mistakes people make that enables them to attribute rationality to him is that they take his “manifesto” as having been written by him. The majority of it is actually large extracts from other writers (who actually are sane) that he apparently took and twisted to his meaning. He was crazy, and as another poster said, probably suffered from Narcissistic Personality Disorder, which led him to find a cause of which he could be the hero.
However, that said, I doubt that he acted alone. He himself said somewhere that he had attended a meeting of like minded folks in England and met a man from Liberia (or perhaps in Liberia, I don’t recall) who helped him with his “technical skills.”
Personally, I think even much of the part of the so-called manifesto that was supposedly authored by him probably has a different author. Adam Gadahn, anyone? To me, it’s his style, and certainly reflects his obsessions (hatred of the US and European governments, the desire to set up a new Muslim caliphate in the Middle East, etc.).
I don’t think there’d be anything at all unlikely in AQ being involved in this, because their goals were similar to those of Breivik and in addition it is known that they have been looking for some time for a Westerner to carry out attacks on the citizens of his own country. That said, a person who specializes in textual analysis should analyze Breivik’s writings, because it sure sounds to me like a different voice, possibly Adam Gadahn (who is known to spend a lot of time on the internet, scoping out possibilities).
Yes, it remains to be seen if he wrote the non-sourced parts of the “manifesto,” and that’s why the column says, “Assuming the killer is the one who wrote and compiled the piece...”