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Jon Stewart on war images

Jon Stewart (Jon Stewart on the Photos of Osama bin Laden):

“Maybe we should always show pictures. Bin Laden, pictures of our wounded service people, pictures of maimed innocent civilians. We can only make decisions about war if we see what war actually is — and not as a video game where bodies quickly disappear leaving behind a shiny gold coin.”

via Daring Fireball Linked List: Jon Stewart on the Photos of Osama bin Laden.

Interesting Quotes

“He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”
– Friedrich Nietzsche

“So we reach into the raging chaos, and we pluck some small glittering thing, and we cling to it. We tell ourselves it has meaning, the world is good, we are not evil, and we will all go home in the end.”
– Anne Rice

“A true-life story. At one point my father decided that he would help my mother be perfect, and the way he would do this would be to point out all of those little things in which she was not perfect, so she could correct them. They got a divorce.”
– Anonymous

“Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyways.”
– Anonymous