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Or actually, no, I am not.

All I am is a child, terrified and horrified by the idea that 12 people died because of a slightly irreverant joke. I did not die. I am not publishing to the world, with something clearly identifying me as the author, a condemnation of the reasons for this attack. I am not still working in the media somewhere to fight this kind of extremism.

I wish to underline how utterly horrifying I find the idea that some need to kill for an insult, only an insult, to their religion. Some would crow that this underlines their insecurity, others would fault their religion specifically, or as a whole, still others would give you a sermon on Anthropology, Sociology or Psychology and how it explains this situation. While I cannot disagree with some, and can wholely disagree with others, I do not really care about the reasons right now. I care about the utter incredulity this situation has risen in me.

Over a few cartoons, a general attitude of criticism and a liberty of expression on one subject, 12 people were massacred. Many probably do not see this as that different from terrorism in general, but I cannot agree.

Terrorism has frequently had a form of serious motivation: We need to draw attention to the horrors happening at home(Israeli Olympic team), We want our independance(IRA), Retribution for horrors caused by the nation attacked, etc. (Most Islamist extremist attacks on the US and other countries) This is unacceptable, but the line has been blurred when the outcome is seen as righteous. We even hail certain terrorists as heroes when I find they are barely distinguishable in some cases from examples we seem to universally condemn (WWII Revolutionaries rarely held back because of potential "collateral damage").

But here? They are unhappy about a few critical cartoons. They murdered normal people for their opinions and their courage to voice them. They killed because they were offended.

Charlie though continues to defy this. The masses have taken up the call of defiance, yes, but we are not Charlie, despite millions declaring they are. Charlie is the one risking his life by taking a figurehead position on this movement. Charlie is a Journalist in Charlie Hebdo, or any other duck still flying, despite the guns aimed at him. Charlie is any cartoonist who has signed an image viewed worldwide mocking those pointing the guns.

Charlie is the one risking his life with a pen, so that you don`t have to.
  • Listening to: Silence
  • Reading: what i'm writing.

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Bill, Bilbo, Jackass, Bastard, Sick Fuck, Cruel son of a bitch and Rapist of small animals and men.
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I am a tired asshole who, to the majority of people who are reading this, is probably being antagonistic. If this is the case, then understand this to the fullest: Unless I have taken the time to try and reason with you properly then I do not give a fuck about you or your ideas beyond a good laugh. If I have already insulted you then I consider you inferior in intelligence and unlikely to fully understand the meaning of my point anyway. If I have called you kiddo, then I probably see you as highly naive/highly inexperienced/mindblowingly stupid.

Live with it, you fuckwit.

Otherwise everything is a joke.

Current Residence: Northwest France
Favourite genre of music: Certain rock/metal, mostly symphonic or similar.
Favourite photographer: Don't have one.
MP3 player of choice: An Ipod.
Wallpaper of choice: Kara no kyoukai varied. If you know what that is tell me.
Skin of choice: human. I can't see it being anything else.
Favourite cartoon character: I don't have one.
Personal Quote: "The only certainty in existence is uncertainty."
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:iconfloatingmacaroni:
I should submit your profile to be on the cover of "Ass Weekly"
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Totally-dead Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I shiver.
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FloatingMacaroni Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015
I tremble.
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Totally-dead Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I quake.
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kamiiyu Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015  Professional General Artist
Kara no kyoukai is a pretty cool looking anime that I'll have to add to my list of things to watch. I'm a bit surprised I've not heard of it before!
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Totally-dead Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
It`s a series of mini and full length films, that may be why.
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Chiminix Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
So basically you don't want anyone calling you French, yet you set it as your country and have a French quote in your signature.  How does your brain work?
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Totally-dead Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Think of the "or".
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Dragonflae Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015
I still find it thoroughly hilarious that you're French.

I always read your messages with an accent now :lol: 
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Totally-dead Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I still have British nationality, you know. Problem? 
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