Herostratus — or Erostratus — was a 4th-century BC Greek arsonist, who sought notoriety by destroying the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. His acts prompted the creation of a damnatio memoriae law, forbidding anyone to mention his name.
Copycat shootings, proven this is due to media coverage. There will be more until the media stops making shooters famous.
— Mike Cernovich 🇺🇸 (@Cernovich) March 2, 2018