In Memorium

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Crusty McPottydoodle, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. Crusty McPottydoodle

    Crusty McPottydoodle Songster

    Mar 14, 2009
    The Wet Coast
    20 years ago today, Marc Lépine murdered 14 women at École Polytechnique in Montreal.

    Would you note that if I commit suicide today 89-12-06 it is not for economic reasons (for I have waited until I exhausted all my financial means, even refusing jobs) but for political reasons. Because I have decided to send the feminists, who have always ruined my life, to their Maker. For seven years life has brought me no joy and being totally blase, I have decided to put an end to those viragos.

    Please consider a few moments of silence and reflextion for these women who were killed for no reason other than their gender.

    * Geneviève Bergeron (born 1968), civil engineering student
    * Hélène Colgan (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
    * Nathalie Croteau (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
    * Barbara Daigneault (born 1967), mechanical engineering student
    * Anne-Marie Edward (born 1968), chemical engineering student
    * Maud Haviernick (born 1960), materials engineering student
    * Maryse Laganière (born 1964), budget clerk in the École Polytechnique's finance department
    * Maryse Leclair (born 1966), materials engineering student
    * Anne-Marie Lemay (born 1967), mechanical engineering student
    * Sonia Pelletier (born 1961), mechanical engineering student
    * Michèle Richard (born 1968), materials engineering student
    * Annie St-Arneault (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
    * Annie Turcotte (born 1969), materials engineering student
    * Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz (born 1958), nursing student​

  2. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Songster

    Jul 20, 2008
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  3. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

  4. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009

  5. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

    Jul 11, 2008
    Winter Haven, FL
    Scary! sending [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. jojo54

    jojo54 Songster

    Aug 24, 2009
    BC Canada
    Hard to believe it was that long ago. My prayers to their families. [​IMG]
  7. babylady4

    babylady4 Mother Goose

    Mar 30, 2009
    Central WI
    I had no idea this even happened, but I believe I was a Sophomore in HS at the time......

    Tragic; my condolences. It should never have happened....


  8. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    How terrible to lose all of those brilliant young women.
    What's even worse is stuff like that happens all the time in the Middle East. A few years back there was a fire at a girls school. Even though the authorities were equipped to save the students, they "couldn't risk" seeing the girls without their proper covering, so they let them all burn to death. [​IMG]
  9. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm

    Apr 13, 2008
    Bowdon, GA
    Yes, HappyMtn. I think it's important to remember that women and children are not even second class citizens in other countries and maybe even our own.....They have no prestige or legal standing in so many. And suffer persecution, unspeakable crimes against them, torture and death. Even today, so many women and children trapped in domestic just tugs at my heart and osul.

    I'm certainly going to pray for the family and friends of those listed above, but I pray everyday for the downtrodden of the world in every country....Those that are what I call the "modern heroes" who try to help these people are often victims but their efforts do not go unnoticed, of that I am sure.

    I am blessed not to be one of these tormented women or children but I know that often what I consider "civilized" is not a worldwide theme. And sometimes I wonder if all the violence all over movies, music and the news doesn't just escalate the violence....

    mmmm, wish I could have written with such fervor in my Philosophy class,[​IMG] but alas at that age, my vision of the world was so much smaller.

    Thank you for those thought and soul provoking thread and have a blessed day.
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2009

  10. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

    Mar 4, 2009
    waterville , canada
    ahhh yes , [​IMG]

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