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Psychological profiling of terrorists Obama bans the truth to enable more terror
Holy Souls Hermitage ^ | 4/21/2013 | Father George David Byers

Posted on 04/21/2013 4:48:52 PM PDT by markomalley

There are plenty of psychiatrists / psychologists hired by the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Energy, and all sorts of competing agencies of other Federal organizations, not to mention all kinds of military and paramilitary and other kinds of actionable groups.

One of their jobs is to profile the psychology of a terrorist.

But these shrinks are missing the forest for the trees, indeed, for getting caught up in the moss on this or that tree.

Proof of this is their pitiable descriptions of depression, or anger, or being conflicted. A perfect example of this regards a psychologist’s description of the Muslim military shrink in Fort Hood who shot up his fellow soldiers in an act of terrorism that Obama declared was not terrorism (regardless of that terrorists involvement with known overseas terrorists).

Ooooo! It’s all so senseless, so unreasonable, a sign of mental illness, they say. 

These guys speak of being radicalized, which they equate with throwing spittle flecked tantrums. But that doesn’t speak to reality, does it?

As it turns out, Obama has forbidden profilers to delve into the truth of the matter. They cannot ask, “What do Muslims believe?” Robert Spencer has a great two page article on this: Page One and Page Two.

In that short article, Robert didn’t get around to mentioning, however, a broader point, which involves a perspective on reason from the point of view of Islamic belief. You can’t mention everything all the time, but it is the one aspect of all this that few, if any, talk about, and now talking about it, by those who should talk about it, is banned.

This aspect about reason and faith trumps all other aspects of the psychology of this or that individual. It’s what sets the stage for “radicalization” or other things to be successful. Understand this one, central, driving force, and you’re way ahead of the game. 

Remember Pope Benedict’s Regensburg Address, and why it was rejected by all ideological power brokers of Islam? Benedict asked for a dialogue based on reason. Reason in dialogue was explicitly rejected with the statement that our reason is useless, that Allah has a different reasoning than ours. The context of this was the Islamic spreading of faith by the sword, the political edge of Islam without which there is no Islamic belief.

Remember Pope Francis’ opening volley in dialogue? He recalled that Regensburg Address by asking for a dialogue based on reason. That request is still hanging in the air.

Once a Muslim accepts that there is no reason to be applied to religion, that religion doesn’t need to be reasonable, all bets are off. “There are no more values anymore,” as one of the Boston Marathon bombers said. Whatever Allah wants, that’s what Allah gets.

Read those two pages by Robert linked to above.

Whatever Obama says, intelligence community psychologists shouldn’t be looking for anyone spittle-flecked. As with most terrorists of this kind, they are as cool as cucumbers, more so than all others around them. Hey! There’s a point for a profile.

At any rate, the younger terrorist is soon to be questioned, if he survives. However, if the best that can be thrown at him is the Reid Technique, they’ll get nowhere fast.

Such a terrorist is not interested in claiming innocence. He will immediately say that he did what he did and proclaim that Allah is great. There’s no way to embarrass someone who proclaims that there are no values because reason is useless in the face of belief in Allah.

Sure, the Reid Technique is subtle, and can trick information out of someone, and perhaps questions about family and friends back in the old country and the refugee camp will bear some fruit. But, I would say, almost none.

I suppose that is why some Senators want this fellow to be called an enemy combatant. Military interrogators, I would think, have learned that the Reid Technique is basically useless for Islamic terrorists.

I can already hear the objections to this post. Before objecting, read the two pages of Robert linked to above. I agree with what he has to say.


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1 posted on 04/21/2013 4:48:52 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Terrorists can be easily subdivided into Jihadi terrorists and Infidel terrorists.


2 posted on 04/21/2013 4:50:15 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: markomalley

SSDD

"Army Major (Hasan) Played Role in Presidential (Obama) Transition"

"What difference does it make?"

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream.
It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same,
or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children
and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.
"
President Ronald Reagan

3 posted on 04/21/2013 4:52:58 PM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: markomalley

There are plenty of psychiatrists / psychologists hired by the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Energy, and all sorts of competing agencies of other Federal organizations, not to mention all kinds of military and paramilitary and other kinds of actionable groups.
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Yeah, like Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan.


4 posted on 04/21/2013 5:04:47 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: markomalley

Their high usage of force availed them little. The elder poordeprived child was killed by the tires of the younger poordeprived child’s stolen SUV and the younger one was ratted out by an observant homeowner. All of the hundreds of expended rounds produced a couple of hits on the targeted gentlemen. Perhaps a billion or more $$$ of lost commerce and wages and ammo and gear to catch two perps who were not very skilled in e&e and who lost out to other forces.


5 posted on 04/21/2013 5:17:44 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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