Jeffrey Dahmer

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Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (21 May 196028 November 1994) was a notorious American serial killer, necrophiliac and cannibal, who murdered 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991.

Qoutes by Dahmer[edit]

  • Your honor, it is over now. This has never been a case of trying to get free. I didn't ever want freedom. Frankly, I wanted death for myself. This was a case to tell the world that I did what I did not for reasons of hate, I hated no one. I know I was sick or evil, or both. Now I believe I was sick. The doctors have told me about my sickness and now I have some peace.
    • Closing statement after trial sentencing. video
  • I had these obsessive desires and thoughts wanting to control them [victims], to–I don't know how to put it–possess them permanently.
  • Its a process, It doesn't happen overnight, when you depersonalize another person and view them as just an object. An object for pleasure and not a living breathing human being. It seems to make it easier to do things you shouldn't do.
  • To this day I don't know what started it [the killings]. The person to blame is sitting right across from you. It's the only person. Not parents, not society, not pornography. I mean, those are just excuses.
  • If a person doesn’t think there is a God to be accountable to, then—then what's the point of trying to modify your behaviour to keep it within acceptable ranges? That's how I thought anyway. I always believed the theory of evolution as truth, that we all just came from the slime. When we, when we died, you know, that was it, there is nothing ...
    • In an interview with Stone Phillips, Dateline NBC (29 November 1994)
  • The killing was a means to an end. That was the least satisfactory part. I didn't enjoy doing that. That's way I tried to create living zombies with uric acid in the drill [to the head], but it never worked. No, the killing was not the objective. I just wanted to have the person under my complete control, not having to consider their wishes, being able to keep them there as long as I wanted.
    • In an interview with Stone Phillips, Dateline NBC (29 November 1994)

Qoutes about Dahmer[edit]

  • What do I think of Jeffrey Dahmer? I don't know the man personally, but I'll tell ya this, that's a good example as to why insanity doesn't belong in the courtroom. Because if Jeffery Dahmer doesn't meet the requirements for insanity, then I'd hate like hell to run into the guy that does. Beyond that, I have no comment on Jeffery Dahmer because I'm not Jeffery Dahmer.

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