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How does LHOs lack of clear motive affect your perception of his guilt?

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Online Dillon Rankine

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Obviously, Im curious to see how the lack of apparent motivation on Oswalds part affects the perception of his guilt. Im sure this will lead to some interesting discussions. 

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Re: How does LHOs lack of motive affect your beliefs about his guilt?
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2018, 01:39:44 AM »
Lack of motive?
a.) Communist
b.) Hands off Cuba
He seemed to have motives in ways. Maybe as a psychological study, he was like the school shooters and wanted attention.

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Re: How does LHOs lack of motive affect your beliefs about his guilt?
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2018, 04:06:47 AM »
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Obviously, Im curious to see how the lack of apparent motivation on Oswalds part affects the perception of his guilt. Im sure this will lead to some interesting discussions.

A lack of motive does not automatically exonerate a suspect in the crime of murder.

When the victim of murder is a political figure--such as president of the USA--the motive is simple. An ordinary citizen desires to kill the #1 citizen of the country.

Additionally: Motive can be subjective, irrational or obscure. In Oswald's case: "Hmmm, I see President Kennedy is driving past my workplace on Friday. I could kill him. I will kill him. That'll show everyone how great I am".

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Re: How does LHOs lack of motive affect your beliefs about his guilt?
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2018, 10:34:29 AM »
Self avowed Marxist shoots leader of free world.
All that's left to do is the paperwork.
« Last Edit: August 06, 2018, 10:36:06 AM by James Hess »

Online Dillon Rankine

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Re: How does LHOs lack of motive affect your beliefs about his guilt?
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2018, 01:16:28 PM »
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A lack of motive does not automatically exonerate a suspect in the crime of murder.

When the victim of murder is a political figure--such as president of the USA--the motive is simple. An ordinary citizen desires to kill the #1 citizen of the country.

Additionally: Motive can be subjective, irrational or obscure. In Oswald's case: "Hmmm, I see President Kennedy is driving past my workplace on Friday. I could kill him. I will kill him. That'll show everyone how great I am".

I agree, but Id go a step further and say his motives were likely symptoms of a neuropsychiatric disorder. He had plenty of risk factors plus a diagnosis of schizoid personality disorder (now recognised as part of schizophrenic spectrum) which causes his idiosyncrasies to be viewed more like symptoms than traits.

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Re: How does LHOs lack of motive affect your beliefs about his guilt?
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Re: How does LHOs lack of motive affect your beliefs about his guilt?
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2018, 03:35:12 PM »
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Lack of motive?
a.) Communist
b.) Hands off Cuba
He seemed to have motives in ways. Maybe as a psychological study, he was like the school shooters and wanted attention.

It was never shown with supporting evidence that he was a Communist. The rest is just unsupported ramblings. There was NO motive given and this is a huge red flag in the official case.

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Re: How does LHOs lack of motive affect your beliefs about his guilt?
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2018, 03:37:08 PM »
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A lack of motive does not automatically exonerate a suspect in the crime of murder.

When the victim of murder is a political figure--such as president of the USA--the motive is simple. An ordinary citizen desires to kill the #1 citizen of the country.

Additionally: Motive can be subjective, irrational or obscure. In Oswald's case: "Hmmm, I see President Kennedy is driving past my workplace on Friday. I could kill him. I will kill him. That'll show everyone how great I am".

With no motive how does one person become a "suspect" in less than two hours in a fairly large city?

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Re: How does LHOs lack of motive affect your beliefs about his guilt?
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2018, 03:39:01 PM »
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I agree, but Id go a step further and say his motives were likely symptoms of a neuropsychiatric disorder. He had plenty of risk factors plus a diagnosis of schizoid personality disorder (now recognised as part of schizophrenic spectrum) which causes his idiosyncrasies to be viewed more like symptoms than traits.

Arm chair psychiatrist. Why not cite supporting evidence for your claims?

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Re: How does LHOs lack of motive affect your beliefs about his guilt?
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2018, 04:03:17 PM »
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A lack of motive does not automatically exonerate a suspect in the crime of murder.

When the victim of murder is a political figure--such as president of the USA--the motive is simple. An ordinary citizen desires to kill the #1 citizen of the country.

Additionally: Motive can be subjective, irrational or obscure. In Oswald's case: "Hmmm, I see President Kennedy is driving past my workplace on Friday. I could kill him. I will kill him. That'll show everyone how great I am".

Oswald had the 'eureka' moment of his life upon finding out the motorcade would pass in front of his workplace.

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Re: How does LHOs lack of motive affect your beliefs about his guilt?
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2018, 04:25:23 PM »
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Arm chair psychiatrist. Why not cite supporting evidence for your claims?

Oswald himself... why not read his backstory?
« Last Edit: August 06, 2018, 05:17:15 PM by Bill Chapman »

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Re: How does LHOs lack of motive affect your beliefs about his guilt?
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2018, 04:25:23 PM »