Watch Live: Death as a Show!


Blue Screen of Death as a Show

I was writing a post when my old laptop showed me a blue screen (sic!) and reboot started. After it was finished and I connected to the Internet I found out that a terrorist act happened in Volgograd. It happened again. People are dead. Why am I writing this? First of all, to express condolences to the families of the victims… As if they are interested in my words in a foreign language right now. Empathy is very important for us as human beings but when somebody dies, no one can do anything about it, thus formulaic expressions and social rituals are left for us as markers of our ‘humaneness’. I may sound cynical but this ‘cynicism’ is a defense reaction. Continue reading “Watch Live: Death as a Show!”