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Anders Behring Breivik: Psychological motives behind the killings and Islam?

Anders Behring Breivik: Psychological motives behind the killings and Islam?

Lee Jay Walker

Modern Tokyo Times

The image of Norway is one of tranquility and a society embedded with liberal and democratic principles.  However, before the recent killing spree by Anders Behring Breivik it was apparent that the changing nature of places like Oslo, Drammen, and others, because of increasing immigration was leading to tensions within parts of society.

In Oslo the immigrant population is now 27% and in the past Anders Behring Breivik had spoken negatively about Marxism, Islam, and multiculturalism. However, it is also clear that many Europeans in many nations are worried about immigration. Therefore, liberal societies like Holland are seeing a powerful shift to movements which are fed up with elites who appear to be intent on destroying the social fabric.

The speed of immigration is clear for all to see in many major cities and it matters not if you are pro-immigration or anti-immigration; the point is that it is causing many individuals pain, anguish, suffering and leading to confusion. 

Obviously, for others they welcome multicultural societies and believe in the vibrancy that it creates.  However, political leaders in nations like Germany have stated that it is a failure and this “failure” is being hidden because clearly some cultures assimilate and others do not. 

At the same time radical Islam is gaining ground in many major cities and on the one hand you have a British government establishment which is introducing equal laws for homosexuals which were needed; but on the other hand is bending over backwards to elements within the Islamic community.

The contradictions are clear because under Islamic Sharia law it supports killing homosexuals.  Also, many Muslims support killing all apostates from Islam in the United Kingdom and in recent times the English Defence League is demonstrating against stealth jihad.

The liberals and trendy left are hypocrites.  Would the overwhelming majority of Muslim families welcome their Muslim daughter marrying a white/black Christian male or a Hindu male?  Of course not, therefore, where is the real discrimination coming from?

It appears that the dominant culture must tear itself apart in order to bow down to a more militant threat and in this confusion was created Anders Behring Breivik.

This does not excuse Anders Behring Breivik nor vindicate his thinking. Obviously killing innocents like he did is a crime against humanity and the law will clearly deal with him and never allow him to see the outside world again.

Yet the white elites who have allowed massive immigration without any democratic vote on this being passed in many European nations are creating problems. If Oslo is 27% immigrant today, then what will the size be in a few decades time and in one hundred years?

When will enough be enough? Or is it fine for Oslo to one day be 40% immigrant and then 60% immigrant and so forth?  If endless immigration is allowed then clearly nations with small populations like Norway will see a ticking time bomb.

Of course, people will point out and say look at America, Australia and Canada. 

However, you have two problems with this because firstly immigrants shared an overwhelming “Christian European home” in this period and the real crisis in Holland is aimed at the growing power of Islam. After all, if immigration to America had been 30% Christian, 30% Muslim and 40% from Buddhist and Hindu backgrounds; then do you really think that it would have worked to the same extent?   

Secondly, in order for America, Australia and Canada to grow then massive immigration altered the ethnic make up for ever.  This meant that indigenous people were victimized, had their land stolen and in time their culture was destroyed.  Therefore, will the Dutch become like the Native Americans in 100 years time or 200 years time?

Geert Wilders, a leading politician in Holland, stated in a speech before the Dutch Parliament the following:

“Islam is the Trojan Horse in Europe. If we do not stop Islamification now, Eurabia and Netherabia will just be a matter of time. One century ago, there were approximately 50 Muslims in the Netherlands. Today, there are about 1 million Muslims in this country. Where will it end? We are heading for the end of European and Dutch civilization as we know it. Where is our Prime Minister in all this?”

“In reply to my questions in the House he said, without batting an eyelid, that there is no question of our country being Islamified. Now, this reply constituted a historical error as soon as it was uttered. Very many Dutch citizens, Madam Speaker, experience the presence of Islam around them. And I can report that they have had enough of burkas, headscarves, the ritual slaughter of animals, so‑called honour revenge, blaring minarets, female circumcision, hymen restoration operations, abuse of homosexuals, Turkish and Arabic on the buses and trains as well as on town hall leaflets, halal meat at grocery shops and department stores, Sharia exams, the Finance Minister’s Sharia mortgages, and the enormous overrepresentation of Muslims in the area of crime, including Moroccan street terrorists.[62]

Apparently Anders Behring Breivik admired Max Manus and this would appear to refute his links with far-right organizations to any major degree.  After all, Max Manus was a legendary anti-Nazi war hero.  Therefore, the patriotism of Max Manus may have appealed to Anders Behring Breivik and also the bravery that this individual showed in fighting against Nazism.

It could just be that Anders Behring Breivik believes that the new Nazism is called Islamism which supports killing apostates, enforcing dhimmitude on non-Muslims, killing homosexuals and other draconian laws.   

Interestingly to note, Max Manus was from a mixed background and this applies to his mother being Danish and his father being Norwegian.  Therefore, again the far-right angle is clearly being over-used by major agencies who desire quick answers or overtly simplistic statements in order to meet their aloof thinking.

Anders Behring Breivik may have linked the thinking of Max Manus with the reality of modern Oslo where immigration is changing the nature of society.  This does not imply that immigration is right or wrong; however, the speed of change is overwhelming many people who fear the loss of their identity.

Also, immigration is complex because it would appear that Anders Behring Breivik feared radical Islam.  After all, his hero Max Manus was mixed blood and clearly some immigrant communities assimilate much easier than others and the same applies to people from different religious backgrounds.

Therefore, in the world of Anders Behring Breivik he may have seen himself to be patriotic and protecting Norway from the failed policies, in his eyes, of Islamic immigration and the changing nature of major cities like Oslo.

It is known that Anders Behring Breivik admired Geert Wilders and it must be stressed that Geert Wilders is democratic and desires to preserve a culture which supports freedom, equality and the traditional ethics which created a modern society.  However, Geert Wilders fears, like many others, that Islamization is waiting in the wings and this applies to the demographic change and stealth jihad.

The world of Anders Behring Breivik will be like the world of Osama bin Laden.  After all, Osama bin Laden wanted to keep western culture out of Saudi Arabia and to preserve the Islamic identity of this nation.  Anders Behring Breivik appears to have shared the same logic but with the need to keep draconian Islamic Sharia law out of Norway.

It would appear that his killing spree was aimed at what he perceived to be the enemy in his eyes.  Therefore, he killed innocents at random and without emotion or passion.

He certainly deserves to never see the light of day again because all extremism is a danger to society.  However, to claim that he is “mad,” a neo-Nazi or whatever is false.

Also, aspects of his thinking about Islamic immigration and the threat of Islamization are held by many individuals throughout Europe.  The elites can close their eyes and the mass media can rebuke people for not sharing their liberal agenda but for Islamists their agenda is not liberal and it is scary and barbaric.

It is easy to scoff about people who fear but what is the difference between 40% Han Chinese in Tibet and how the Tibetans fear losing their culture and identity and the thinking of Anders Behring Breivik? After all, Oslo is changing quickly?

The Tibetans in the last few years have killed innocent Han Chinese in brutal ways during tensions because they fear being overwhelmed by an outside culture.  Anders Behring Breivik killed innocents because he felt that he couldn’t take much more. Also, he believed that the elites in Norway should wake up to the internal crisis which will grow in time because of the demographic time bomb.

His methodology was barbaric and to kill like he did is a crime against humanity.  However, if Norway closes the door on the reasons behind his thinking and just claims that he is a madman then nothing will be learnt.

Clearly, one hundred per cent of all people will condemn the barbaric and brutal actions of Anders Behring Breivik in Norway.  Yet aspects of his thinking are not so alien to others when it applies to rampant immigration and Islamization. 

At the moment the mass media is clutching at straws because information about Anders Behring Breivik remains patchy.  However, the psychology behind his thinking is much deeper than people are commenting on and to claim that he was a far-right nationalist is too simplistic and clearly not based on real facts.

After all, Anders Behring Breivik admired an anti-Nazi war hero, he also admires Geert Wilders who is a democrat and elected Member of Parliament in Holland and he quoted John Stuart Mills shortly before he massacred so many innocents.

The quote he gave from John Stuart Mills, the famous British philosopher, was that

“One person with a belief is equal to the force of 100,000 who have only interests.”

He clearly appears to be articulate and like Osama bin Laden he is cold bloodied. 

However, unlike the Norwegians who are reviled by his actions and disgusted it must be stated that many Muslims celebrated when thousands of people were killed during September 11 in many nations.  Therefore, how much of his hatred was based on fear?

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Sada Abe: an image of reality? From Mecca, Srebrenica, Malcolm X and Tibet

Sada Abe: an image of reality?  From Mecca, Srebrenica, Malcolm X and Tibet

Lee Jay Walker

Modern Tokyo Times

If you know nothing about Sada Abe then this image will seem to be just another typical photo where you see a young lady smiling.  The young lady is in fact Sada Abe and clearly the men in the photo look like people in power.  However, for people who know nothing about Sada Abe then can you imagine the reality of why people seem so happy and cheerful?

Maybe by asking the question then some people will be thinking that something is amiss because why ask if the photo is innocent?  This is the problem because by itself it is just a photo and like life many people see what they desire to see.

The façade on the outside is just a mirage because within all humans you have mystery, a passion that may or may not burn and a truth which is never spoken or is spoken in order to hide another reality.

Political propagandists will certainly feel at home by the photo which is shown where you see a young lady smiling with men.  What could be more innocent?  A blissful public unaware of the real reality or an opposing thought pattern which is deemed to be very dangerous.

How many communists were slaughtered in Indonesia?  It is hard to count after more than a million, isn’t it?  Therefore, was Vietnam “a mirage” for the real threat in Indonesia? 

This may be veering off topic but the same can be said of Srebrenica. This applies to images of innocent Muslims being killed by Christian Serbs but what about the 3,500 innocent Christian Serbs who were slaughtered around Srebrenica?

Also, what about past history in this part of the Balkans because Christian Serbs had been enslaved and suffered dhimmitude and eldest sons were taken and converted to Islam.  Does this mean nothing?

The same applies to Muslim SS units which were loyal to Hitler in World War Two and in more recent times thousands of international Islamic jihadists bypassed the Western media in the 1990s and beheaded at random; should all this be ignored? 

Can we view reality through images and how do you judge history? 

A photo, an image, an ideology, all can be played and manipulated and in this image we have to remember the atrocities in China and Korea by imperial Japanese forces.  After all, something sinister is hiding behind the image of Sada Abe.

Sada Abe was born in 1905 and the photo was taken in 1936 and this was a period of heightened political divisions in Japan.  Nationalism and socialism were both powerful and militarists would sway the course of Japanese history in this period.

However, the life of Sada Abe appears to be more embedded within aspects of Japanese culture.  After all, the image of conservative Japan and high morals is a distortion just like it is a distortion in other cultures but of course not all distortions are carried out to the same degree.

After all, in this period Arab Muslims in Mecca and Medina could still buy their African female concubines and do how they pleased because slavery was still going strong in this part of the world. 

Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam also missed the connection and left one faith and joined another.  However, slavery was still a reality in the land of Mecca and Medina throughout the 1950s. Therefore, you have a man who declared that he was “throwing of his slave master” but who then converted to a faith which sanctions slavery.

Also, during his conversion slavery was part and parcel of society in Saudi Arabia and of course the majority of slaves will have been African.

Similarly, Tibetan priests were no moral and innocent guardians of virtue in this period and many a child was sexually abused.  Indeed, the image of peaceful Buddhism in Tibet is just a façade because until 1913 the punishment system was barbaric.

Under the Sakya school which was embedded in the Tibetan legal code it was legal to punish by gouging out of eyes, cross amputation and other gruesome punishments.  Indeed, two years before the photo of Sada Abe a Tibetan official called Lungshar had his eyes gouged out by “untouchables” in utopian Tibet in 1934 and slavery under the feudal system was common in Old Tibet.

All this may seem like a far cry from the topic but the photo represents a façade which exists under every utopian or conservative culture.  Therefore, the image of Sada Abe does tell us much about the reality of propaganda and turning to Japan itself; then the image shows us something more sinister and the same applies to cultural norms of the day.

Sada Abe, the smiling young lady who is joking and at ease, had just been arrested for the brutal murder of her lover, Kichizo Ishida.  Not only had she murdered Kichizo Ishida but she also mutilated his body and carried with her his penis and testicles which she had chopped off.

If this is not bad enough it is also stated that after killing him and mutilating his body she would also behave sexually to the dismembered penis.  This applies to entering the penis of Kichizo Ishida into her mouth and trying to enter it into her body and using it like a sexual toy to pleasure herself. 

However, in her worldview she was claiming that she killed out of love and clearly she caught the imagination of Japan.

In the photo it is clear that she was viewed somewhat exotically and a lady of mystery and astonishingly she was only given 6 years for this brutal murder.  Not that she served the six years because she was released early.

Therefore, not only does the image by itself distort the most ghastly of deeds but the most shocking aspect of the case may not even belong to the murder?

I am not implying that this gruesome murder wasn’t brutal and the sexual acts that she performed on herself weren’t on the borders of insanity. However, the real shock may belong to two other revealing factors depending on your thinking.

Firstly, Sada’s sister, Teruko, had several lovers therefore her father punished her in not such an unusual way within Japan during this period.  Yes, he punished his daughter by sending her to a brothel and this also did not hinder her marriage after shortly leaving the brothel when her father reclaimed her.

Yet, this factor tells us much about aspects of Japanese culture because it would seem rather extreme in most cultures to send your daughter to a brothel.  However, it was not uncommon and clearly men often married ladies who were punished like this.

The second telling factor is that artists, philosophers, novelists, and the film industry have turned everything upside down and given her a mysterious billing.  Also, a book was written about her and then she decided on her own memoirs.

Therefore, within 11 years of this brutal murder and of playing with a chopped off penis in her mouth she emerges to be widely respected. In 1947 The Erotic Confessions of Abe Sada sold over 100,000 copies and became a best-seller.

Given this, the photo tells us nothing by itself and if we view history then how many distortions and unrealities do you have in this world?  Or is it that unreality and reality belong together because each individual will see things differently based on culture, time, history, individualism, environment, political beliefs, religion, personal factors, and so forth?

However, while the photo may distort things the same can’t be said for what happened to Sada’s sister, Teruko.  Maybe the real story is not Sada Abe but how punishments were handed out in Japan in this period and this applies to government and family punishments.

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