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What Elliot Rodger could have learned from poet Charles Bukowski
What Elliot Rodger could have learned from poet Charles Bukowski

One of the best things about author Charles Bukowski is that he was not pretty and yet he still found intimacy with women. It’s a truly valuable lesson because any man can strut around if he’s tall, handsome and wealthy. Imagine you’re squat, pockmarked, fat and poor. If you can attract women with all that working against you, then, yeah, people should read your books. Friday night, Elliot Rodger, a rich pretty boy from the Valley, drove a new BMW around a college town and shot at girls who in his mind wouldn’t give him the time of day. In the end, he killed six UC Santa Barbara students and wounded 13 during his rampage around Isla Vista. In a series of YouTube...

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