Yet he goes on to compare himself to Nelson Mandela and state that he expects the Nobel Peace prize.
He says he is racist but not a xenophobe and declares his support for Donald Trump “as a symbol of renewed white identity and common purpose”.
He cites terror attacks in Europe as the cause of his radicalisation and states that he hopes to “create conflict” in the US over gun ownership.
He also claims to have had “brief contact” with Anders Breivik, the far-right terrorist who killed 77 people in Norway in 2011.
However, Breivik’s lawyer, Oeystein Storrvik, told a Norwegian newspaper yesterday that his client, who is in prison, has “very limited contacts with the surrounding world, so it seems very unlikely that he has had contact” with Tarrant.
The hate-filled language could not be further from the apparent beliefs of his own mother, whose Facebook page is awash with calls for equality and posts about spirituality and the importance of love and friendship.
At one point, his mother, who collects healing crystals, denounces the “delusional” people “causing death and destruction on this great globe”.
In 2013, she posted part of a message from her son who had been regaling her with tales from his trip to New Zealand: