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Indoctrination-oriented activities are much rarer, but they happen, though they are usually associated with more cult-like organizations. Mainstream organizations from the Catholic Church to the Communist trade unions don't actually feel the need to behave in a cult-like manner precisely because they are mainstream (whose existence is accepted by society at large, even by those who don't share its values or goals).
I do not know what to answer here...
As for ideological camps in the summer, I went through a whole series, under family influence - organised by religious fundamentalists. The tendency of people who have lived in formerly Communist countries to prefer religion to politics seems to me mistaken. If you haven't tried it the other way round, don't knock it.
But of course, indoctrination whether religious or political is unacceptable.
But also I do not understand what political party has to do with 14 years old kids, let alone make camp and brain wash them at that early age.
Ah, that's not quite an accurate impression. This sort of event is more of a "get together and party" thing than ideological schooling. The ideological schooling happens elsewhere.
Now does anyone have any other theory of what happened but one about lunatic doing this on his own or Islamists...?
Islamists is pretty conclusively ruled out at this stage. "A single lunatic" has been the right-wing modus operandi for assassinations since the last world war put an end to the traditional right-wing militia. So yes, I'd say that this is more than just a single lunatic, but everybody else involved has plausible deniability.
Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.
see also Glenn Greenwald
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