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Old October 1 2013, 04:22 PM   #53
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Re: Shinzon's motives

King Daniel Into Darkness wrote: View Post
Shinzon was mentally ill, after a life of terrible abuse. His want to destroy Earth and Picard, to drag Picard down and prove himself equal to them fits with paranoid behaviours.

I wonder if those who refuse to accept Shinzon's motives have any experience with the mentally ill?

See also: Hitler. The legend goes that a Jew beat him out of a place in art school, thus: attempted genocide. Yet nobody calls him unrealistic.

"he's just crazy" is pretty much THE definition of a poorly-motivated villain.
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