, a 15-year-old student at Marinette High School in Wisconsin, held a classroom of 23 students and a teacher hostage on Monday, November 28th. Without making any demands from police, Hengel released the hostages and shot himself. Early Tuesday morning, Hengel died in the hospital. (1
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posted by MHPlost
on Nov 30, 2010 -
Youtubes of Dawkins lecturing from Lynchburg, VA, reading excerpts from 'The God Delusion' in Pt.1
& an entertaining Q&A session in Pt.2
; in related news, Sam Harris
elucidates the dangers of religious moderation...
posted by Rufus T. Firefly
on Nov 25, 2006 -
How's this for a rape defense: It wasn't me, it was my alter ego.
Edward Lawrence Frostbutter, 17, told police that he does not remember assaulting the 16-year-old classmate in a restroom stall in Calvert High School on Jan. 16, according to court documents.
Instead, he said his alter ego "Sam" was responsible, and he told police that "he felt awful about what Sam had done," according to charging documents.
posted by Rastafari
on Feb 1, 2002 -