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Kuzio 1 Skyler Kuzio Professor Servino English 1010 17 December 2016 Secrets Save Lives James Holmes. Adam Lanza. Eric Harris. All mass murders and all people that desired the worlds attention. It is found that the causes of most random mass shootings are committed by very lonely people in search of attention, and if the the world wouldn't be talking about who these criminals are, we would see less random killings every year. After the Aurora Movie The- ater Shooting, a group of the victims’ parents started No Notoriety, whose campaign is all about getting the public to understand the hardships knowing the killers identity brings to the people involved. In the cases of mass murders, media broadcasters should follow No Notoriety’s poli- cies and keep the identity of the killer out of their story. The main reason for keeping the identity a secret is because in a recent study performed by investigators from Mother Jones , researches documented “The Columbine Effect” and how one high school shooting can be an inspiration to many wanting attention. In the report the inves- tigators said, “We found at least 74 plots and attacks across 30 states in which suspects and per- petrators claimed to have been inspired by the nation's worst high school massacre.” The names of criminals should not be publicly broadcasted because then they do not get the glory that most are in search of. It is often found that many people who commit horrendous acts towards inno- cent people are often times loners and don’t get much attention from others. Some people be- come so alone that they would do anything to get the attention of many, no matter what it takes. On October 21, 2015, Chris Harper-Mercer shot and killed nine people on a college campus in
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Kuzio 2 Oregon. When investigators were going through his journals prior to the even they found Mercer state, “I have noticed that so many people are all alone and unknown, yet when they spill a little blood, the whole world knows who they are. A man who was known by no one, is now known by everyone. His face splashed across every screen, his name across the lips of every person on the
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