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  • This is Violence
    The Boston Marathon shooters jkottke The New Yorker s John Cassidy wonders how we would be thinking about the Boston Marathon bombing if it had been the Boston Marathon shooting instead Yes this is only a counterfactual exercise which like all such riffs shouldn t be taken too literally But it s hard to think about it for Read this Source jkottke wr3n liked this robosheep reblogged this from jkottke

    Original URL path: http://thisisviolence.net/post/49183451199/kottkeorg-the-boston-marathon-shooters (2016-05-02)
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  • This is Violence
    When he awoke in the night he heard the wind in the hemlock tree outside the cottage and the waves of the lake coming in on the shore and he went back to sleep In the morning there was a big wind blowing and the waves were running high up on the beach and he was awake a long time before he remembered that his heart was broken Ernest Hemingway

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  • This is Violence
    Photography of Mad Men Archive RSS April 27 2013 Notes 3 Tagged star wars photography movies Behind the the scenes shots from Empire via The Verge whatsfour liked this minds

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  • This is Violence
    reblogged this from focus damnit hyo tan liked this francskbllo liked this oli vanders reblogged this from focus damnit princessmovieticket reblogged this from focus damnit gdeclectic blog liked this findus liked this americangirlsandfrenchkisses reblogged this from i have no taste elliebfierce liked this i have no taste reblogged this from focus damnit chicyetelegant reblogged this from focus damnit lastoftheptolemies reblogged this from focus damnit stockschatz liked this kondorkanky liked this

    Original URL path: http://thisisviolence.net/post/48736258634/goodmemory-pablo-picasso-1962 (2016-05-02)
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  • This is Violence
    FUCKING UP in terms of reasonable gun control legislation I ve been getting texts on texts about Senators LITERALLY being so fucking INHUMANE and so fucking CALLOUS If you re reading this right now and saying to yourself But oh em gee Barry I ve been having so much fun with my NRA pals this week then punch yourself in the face right now so that I don t have

    Original URL path: http://thisisviolence.net/post/48620692666/for-those-of-you-that-have-your-heads-stuck-under (2016-05-02)
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  • This is Violence
    of them there simply because they are the ones able to read the situation The red and green lights follow the baby s every breath Red numbers display the exact amount of pressure needed to fill his fragile lungs A few minutes pass and the SAT oxygen saturation monitor running off the SAT probe begins to register a decline Dr Nowell quickly responds by turning the infant s PEEP Positive End Expiratory Pressure up to 10 to compensate for the failing oxygenation this happening while the EKG faithfully tracks every heart beat the curve of each P wave or in this case normal QRS while also on the monitor the central line and art line drawn straight from the very source a catheter placed in the bellybutton records continuous blood pressure as well as blood gasses The mother of course sees none of this She sees only her baby boy barely breathing his tiny fingers curled like sea shells still daring to clutch a world Later Dr Nowell and other experts will explain to her that her son has holes in his brain He will not make it He can only survive in machines She will have to let him go But the mother resists She sits with him all day And then she sits with him through the night She never sleeps The nurses hear her whispering to him They hear her sing to him A second day passes A second night Still she doesn t sleep words pouring out of her melodies caressing him tending her little boy The charge nurse starts to believe they are witnessing a miracle When her shift ends she refuses to leave Word spreads More and more people start drifting by the ICU Is this remarkable mother still awake Is she still talking to him What is she singing One doctor swears he heard her murmur Etch a Poo air which everyone translates quickly enough into something about an etching of Pooh Bear When the third day passes without the mother even closing her eyes more than a handful of people openly suggest the baby will heal The baby will grow up grow old grow wise Attendants bring the mother food and drink Except for a few sips of water she touches none of it Soon even Dr Nowell finds himself caught up in this whispered hysteria He has his own family his own children he should go home but he can t Perhaps something about this scene stings his own memories All night long he works with the other preemies keeping a distant eye on mother and child caught in a tangle of cable and tubing sharing a private language he can hear but never quite make out Finally on the morning of the fourth day the mother rises and walks over to Dr Nowell I think it s time to unplug him she says quietly never lifting her gaze from the floor Dr Nowell is completely unprepared for this and has

    Original URL path: http://thisisviolence.net/post/48587157832/im-sorry-i-have-nothing-left-except-this (2016-05-02)
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  • This is Violence
    teacher the great Judeo Spanish poet Rafael Cansinos Asséns offered a plea to God in which he said Oh Lord let there not be so much beauty and Browning Just when we are safest there s a sunset touch A fancy from a flower bell some one s death A chorus ending from Euripides And that s enough for fifty hopes and fears As old and new at once as

    Original URL path: http://thisisviolence.net/post/48505646579/there-is-nothing-strange-in-finding-such-beauty (2016-05-02)
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  • This is Violence
    me break this down according to many Republicans We don t need expanded background checks because it only punishes law abiding citizens not criminals But we do need stricter Voter ID laws because that won t punish law abiding citizens just criminals Over 10 000 murders by guns per year has nothing to do with guns Yet less than 10 credible cases of in person voter fraud in the last

    Original URL path: http://thisisviolence.net/post/48368615531/so-let-me-break-this-down-according-to-many (2016-05-02)
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