JOKELA, FI (N3) -
After the Jokela High School massacre in Finland, where the 18-year-old student Pekka-Eric Auvinen killed eight and wounded ten people, radical ecophilosopher Pentti Linkola has gone out in public media to support Auvinen's motives and ideas.
Linkola comments to the Finnish newspaper Hufvudstadsbladet:- The massacre was too small. In the long run it doesn't help shooting some fellow students. What is needed is a larger movement to reduce the population. -
The statement has created wild debates in media around Auvinen's anti-humanistic views and the growing radicalism in how the West should deal with its environmental problems. While political celebrities such as Al Gore has suggested that the industrial countries must reduce the carbon oxide emissions and sell more "green" products to save our planet, people like Pentti Linkola believe the current climate changes are only a symptom of the real problem: overpopulation.
Linkola, during an attempt from Swedish newspaper Expressen to interview him, answers:- I don't think anyone will wake up to the real question of fact, despite all warnings about the climat change. -
Pentti Linkola calls himself an ecofascist and believes Western democracies have overindustrialized their natural land due to individualism and obsession with consumer products. He advocates mass genocide, war, famine and a strong dictatorship to keep the population under control.