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Dr. Linus Wagner

Dr. Linus Wagner
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Episode 20 will have a trial agains Patrick Jane if he is responsible of killing Red John.
S06xE20 is called "il Tavolo Bianco"

http://thementalist.wikia.com/wiki/Il_Tavolo_Bianco

at least they bring up the topic again.
there never was a seasons final without our friend RJ so hopes are ON again!

thumbs up so everyone can hope again of a RED JOHN revelation!



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As a hardcore RJ Mentalist fan:

Each and every true "good old Red John times" fan by now hates this show.
Even RJ-Hardliners have given up their hopes a few episodes ago.

Which has lead me to the following BREATHTAKING REVELATION:

1. This (call it) low quality acting and writing and the huge lack of information regarding episode 08 ("Red John") should make us all hate this show (wait for it!!) so that when PATRICK JANE GETS KILLED BY THE REAL RED JOHN IN THE SEASONS FINAL NOBODY WILL BE SAD FOR HIM AND EVERYONE IS HAPPY THAT THIS SHOW FINALLY GOT THE END IT SO BITTERLY DESERVED.

2. Imagine on the other hand, that the awesome quality of the early episodes would still be there. If RJ killed Patrick we would all be so sad for ever. Now we would be happy (because we actually didn't lose 6 years of our lifes - which we did anyway :/ )

Don't forget to upvote if you agree,


cheers,

:D 

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Unmasking the assailant and the kidnapper of Grace van Pelt.

The assailant was Donny Culpepper, the man kidnapping Grace van Pelt was Dr. Linus Wagner.
Why?

Because
on the press release both actors were listed as guest-starring(as Culpepper and Wagner), but
didn't appear at all throughout the entire episode, except in the
picture of the suspect list.

You might argue that the picture appearance on the list
alone was sufficient for a credit as guest starring. If that was the
case why were the actors playing Haibach, Volker, Cooper, Ed Hunt and
Buddy Hennings not credited for their picture appearance?

The kidnapper was a rather small and thin guy while the assailant appeared much more muscular. Culpepper has a pretty solid stature, so out of those two only Wagner fits the frame of the kidnapper, therefore Culpepper must be the assailant...

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Q: if Heibach and his sister were the folks who broke into the Rigsby's, which of the was shot by GVP? Neither seemed to have a shoulder wound...

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"on what wings dare he aspire" refers to the tiger's appearance to a human. It delves into romanticism on the intellectual level. Respectively, it isn't an animal, but it is the thoughts about animals. Its about a hunter's ambition to kill rather than capture an animal (the tiger).  The person responsible for Red John murders is interested in killing rather than capturing humans.  He seems to be thinking he is above everybody.  A sheriff may get excited about being powerful, but it seems awkward.  Police don't remind of someone that thinks they are better than others.  However, some police use power to get what they want.  My top choices for who is into creating the Blake Association is a psychiatrist or police officer.  These two occupations are interested in helping society.  In fact law enforcement captures people, so Tiger, Tiger seems separate from police work - which takes my suspicion to psychiatrist.  He is busy helping people with their problems, but he doesn't work on his own.  He is selfless to the point that he needs to be considered a hero.  However, there is no "pat" on his back.  Wagner was helping children in Africa, there was never any personal time for him.  He knows he is depraved, so he finds some comfortable way to set himself up in prison (on deathrow).  Any admission of guilt is just covered by the fact that he has killed, and he framed Red John.  
Distant [deeps] refers to depth of one's spirit, and skies refers to heights of spirituality. Distant [deeps] is referring to the depravity reflected on by a hunter - who is hunting (rather than capturing). People find depth to be desirable in a person, because it resembles morals. The more pain you can feel the more human you are.  its as if "deeps" is feeling more human (than human).  Adding "distant" to "deeps"  makes a stark contrast to feeling human.  Red John is a person that is aware of the immorality of his killing.  He has values, but they are "distant deeps".  Red John could have killed Jane, but he probably wants to get caught.  His morality is catching up with him.  Jane's story is appealing, even to Red John.  
"Dare frame thy fearful symmetry" is the hunter communicating to himself, while hunting.  It speaks to the mind processing the fact that the hunter is a killer, and the hunt is for sport.  Basically, killing (instead of capturing) the tiger is victory, and the hunter is keeping himself involved.   Blake makes reference to the morality one deals with, when mentioning that the same creator of the lamb made thee.  The hunter thinks about letting the tiger live, but he decides to continue the hunt.  This is a deep character, I find it perplexing.  Mcallister seems easy to read.  A psychiatrist is much more complex; they have walls that they build to separate themselves from feeling - developed through years of attempting to be purely scientific.  A psychiatrist must relate to patients, and maintain objectivity - as professionals.  Wagner rather be remembered as a doctor that helped people - thats why he told Jane the reason he stole the money.  Any serial killer wants to be caught, and Wagner is no different.  Red John wants to surrender; its his humanity.  Wagner got caught, and he can continue to kill.  He can be let out, because he is friends with police.  He can run the prison from inside.  Jane is not likely to be able to get to him, while he is on death row.

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With all these mind games being played, I feel a psychiatrist is more likely the person behind Red John. Dr. Linus Wagner could be experimenting with people. He is like those sophisticated people who feel better than poor people. Nietzsche once wrote that psychiatrists separate themselves from the human race. His last name could be paying homage to Nietzsche contra Wagner.  Dr. Wagner wants to see Jane do something unpredictable, so he sends McAllister after his wife & daughter.  Jane reacts exactly as the Doctor expected.  He finds William Blake to be sophisticated.  Despite the good intentions of the doctor, he feels the need to socialize - to make him feel good.  He finds his self (inner character) to have human desire, although he differentiates himself from regular humans.  He makes the Blake Association, because he wants to delve into this relationship that he has found between himself and ordinary humans.  He found Blake and Nietzsche were communicating sophistry, in writings.  Red John was supposedly a sadist.  Perhaps the doctor was studying libidos.  He wants to be caged, so he can see what being domesticated feels like.  Jane is too busy to notice who is behind the Blake Association; Jane just wants to kill Red John.  Dr. Wagner tried to take responsibility for Red John, but Jane knew it was somebody else.  Jane doesn't care about why Red John killed his family.  Dr. Wagner wants to see Jane be domesticated, but Jane is resisting.  He doesn't shave. he wear wrinkled shirts.  Wagner just hopes that he is able to be objective, because he believes that is what Nietzsche wrote is the way of psychiatrists.  Wagner has been studying humans this entire time. He intends to keep on studying his primal urges, while he is in prison.  He wants to feel more human.  He wants to experience a human all too human feeling - which he ascribes to greed or selfishness (subjectivity).  Hence, he call himself Wagner - inspired by Nietzsche who wrote "Nietzsche contra Wagner" & Dr. Wagner is a psychiatrist who wants to be subjective - rather than Nietzsche's preferred objectivity.

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Hilzyyyy: " It would be disappointing,but Reede Smith's name is a little bit more than "very similar"if somebody does'nt know (Roy Tagliaferro is the principal alias of Red John. The most common translation of Italian surname Tagliaferro is iron-cutter, word to word it would be cut-iron (Cutiron).But another translation of Tagliaferro is ... smith (short form of "blacksmith"), so Roy Tagliaferro could be translated in english into Red Smith. Also if you change the order of the letters of his name (Reede Smith) you can get "The Red Is Me". Also it's been noticed that his name could be derived from 'Reed' which also means 'Red' so Red John's name would be Reed(e) Smith.Also...He kinda looks too obvious,as red john's actor said,he thought he was just red herring."  
I think "The Red is Me" is a symbol of Smith's position.  As FBI, Smith is powerful.  Cho clashed with Smith and Mancini - over disrespecting Cho's superior.  The FBI is ranked above the CBI, and Smith is a tool - for Red John.  His name is suspicious, but he is too young.  However, McAllister is old enough.  The first killing happened on a Visualize farm.  Visualize seems like a group that a psychiatrist would join - because they have in depth (spiritual) gatherings.  You can learn about yourself - which could appeal to Wagner.  You can get : grim dawn red sun (extra 'L") from Dr. Linus Wagner,MD. 
Classical Mythology Linus is             a musician and poet, the inventor of melody and rhythm, of whom various stories are told: often  identified, through his untimely death, with the harvesting or withering of crops and vegetation.b.Also called Linus song. a dirge: originally sung in western Asia to mourn the death of crops being harvested, later sung to mourn the death of Linus or that of Adonis.  Linus is the doctor who started killing on the Visualize farm - back in 1988.  Linus is the Non-Existent Self-Proclaimed Pagan God of the cult Linii. Has the powers to bestow jobs onto members of his cult, making them carry out sacred duties and occult practices. These duties include giving Linus handjobs, blowjobs, getting F8$ked by Linus among other things. These divine practices are sacramental and must be carried out with pride. Any member of the Linii refusing these duties would be punished severely by blasphemous acts such as getting circumcised and castrated. He would then be raped and F8$ked in the ass before having his body seared with the holy cleansing flame. Finally, necrophilia and bukkake will be performed on his blazing corpse as the life force slowly seeps out of the zealot. Such is the punishment of one who offends Linus.Example 1: 
Adaptation of Julius Caesar, a play by Shakespeare 
Calpurnia: "I doth fear greatly for my lord’s safety. O Mighty Linus, I prithee, protect Caesar, O Caesar, thy pride beest thy downfall"

Example 2: 
Member of Linii: "O Mighty and Omnipotent Linus, grant me theLibido to last for 29 minutes. As I pray, provide me the sex drive I desire."
Red John like to tie up women for sexual pleasure.  Wagner is in prison, and he could make people his prison bitch - just like Linus.  He is making his army stronger than ever by making people (in prison) his prison bitch.  Dr. Linii Wagner MD can spell out id glad winner rim.  Rim is known as a circular like a group of followers ( a circle of friends has a rim). Id is reference to psychiatry and his psyche.  Glad is complacency and is modifying winner.  Linii is followers of Linus.  It could mean that only the followers of Linus are truly happy.  It sounds cultish, and that is exactly what Visualize is.  Red John's first kills were on a Visualize farm (back in 1988).  

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