As the trial of a Toronto man who drove a van down a busy street killing 10 gets underway doubt is raised as to whether he is mentally responsible. More importantly, he may not be the incel (involuntary celibate) he claimed to be. Borealis looks at why we should not call violent incels ‘terrorists’.
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Episode 104 – Phil Gurski is joined by the world’s foremost authority on incels, Naama Kates
Quick Hits 146 – Canadian court decision on Minassian case undermines incel terrorism fear
Alek Minassian found guilty of 1st-degree murder in 2018 Toronto van attack.
What is an ongoing trial in Canada teaching us about incels
As a trial in Toronto of a man accused ot running down and killing 10 people in 2018 continues, we are seeing various arguments about both the mental competence of…