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NEVER before has it been so easy to publicise a beheading. A click on a smartphone, a short tweet, and the image of a severed head can go viral around the world.
Yesterday, Twitter showed the decapitation of a kidnapped American journalist, James Foley.
Last week, a seven-year-old Australian boy was photographed in the Syrian city of Raqqa awkwardly holding up a severed head with both hands. “That’s my boy!” Dad tweeted proudly.
A few days later....
originally posted by: MessageforAll
originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
originally posted by: SLAYER69
a reply to: Expat888
It seems you and I share a firm understanding on the topic.
But what of those who are ignorant?
How will they come to understand the depths human nature can reach without actually seeing the horrors?
i wouldn't call it ignorance...we in the western world the majority of us are lucky enough not be exposed to it (albeit in movies and so forth)..
it is all too real ....and i like my bubble and would like my children to grow up in the same bubble...i am far too drunk and sleepy to go any further on the subject tonight i will leave you with this
What? Even if its the booz talking, what on earth are you doing on a forum like this? You think you are helping your children by putting them in this bubble of yours?
Again, not saying you need to drop gore on them, but you shouldn't make them turn a blind eye.
And "(albeit in movies and so forth)." see that's the problem right there.