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Old 13th July 2013   #11
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Genocide memorials in Rwanda:

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Old 14th July 2013   #12
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man, thats fucked up if you have to smash a 2year old against a wall.. wtf
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Old 14th July 2013   #13
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man, thats fucked up if you have to smash a 2year old against a wall.. wtf
Simple enough, I guess.
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Old 14th July 2013   #14
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Actually it is a rather merciful death if the child dies immediately on impact. No time to feel pain, better than a slow one, by starvation for example.
I just encountered a similar event when reading World War Z in a scene where parents besieged in a church by zombies started mercy-killing their children, and one mother smacked her son against the wall.
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Old 14th July 2013   #15
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How's the book? Worth reading? Ai privit filmul?
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Book is interesting and very realistic, probably the reason it is interesting to read. I haven't watched the movie but judging from reviews i've read and trailers it is a VERY loose adaptation.
For starters in the movie the zombies are FAST where in the book they are slow clumsy dead corpses with no superpowers besides apparent invulnerability granted by the fact they can only be killed by destroying the brain.
Second the reviews complain about a lot of great battle scenes from the book haven't been adapted in the movie, the battle at Yonkers for example (man, that was a great scene, i just read it now, you could see and almost feel in your imagination the greatness and the failure of that battle)

Well, what can you expect from a movie made to be PG-13? All for the money, to let the little kids go to the cinema and get more cash out of it.

P.S. Here's the church story
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TOPEKA, KANSAS, USA

[Sharon could be considered beautiful by almost any standard—with long red hair, sparkling
green eyes, and the body of a dancer or a prewar supermodel. She also has the mind of a four-year-
old girl.
We are at the Rothman Rehabilitation Home for Feral Children. Doctor Roberta Kelner, Sharon’s
caseworker, describes her condition as “lucky.” “At least she has language skills, a cohesive thought
process,” she explains. “It’s rudimentary, but at least it’s fully functional.” Doctor Kelner is eager for
the interview, but Doctor Sommers, Rothman’s program director, is not. Funding has always been
spotty for this program, and the present administration is threatening to close it down altogether.
Sharon is shy at first. She will not shake my hand and seldom makes eye contact. Although Sharon
was found in the ruins of Wichita, there is no way of knowing where her story originally occurred.]
We were in church, Mommy and me. Daddy told us that he would come find us. Daddy had to go
do something. We had to wait for him in church.
Everybody was there. They all had stuff. They had cereal, and water, and juice, and sleeping bags
and flashlights and…[she mimes a rifle]. Mrs. Randolph had one. She wasn’t supposed to. They were
dangerous. She told me they were dangerous. She was Ashley’s mommy. Ashley was my friend. I
asked her where was Ashley. She started to cry. Mommy told me not to ask her about Ashley and told
Mrs. Randolph that she was sorry. Mrs. Randolph was dirty, she had red and brown on her dress. She
was fat. She had big, soft arms.
There were other kids, Jill and Abbie, and other kids. Mrs. McGraw was watching them. They
had crayons. They were coloring on the wall. Mommy told me to go play with them. She told me it
was okay. She said Pastor Dan said it was okay.
Pastor Dan was there, he was trying to make people listen to him. “Please everyone…” [she
mimics a deep, low voice] “please stay calm, the ‘thorties’ are coming, just stay calm and wait for the
‘thorties.’” No one was listening to him. Everyone was talking, nobody was sitting. People were
trying to talk on their things [mimes holding a cell phone], they were angry at their things, throwing
them, and saying bad words. I felt bad for Pastor Dan. [She mimics the sound of a siren.] Outside.
[She does it again, starting soft, then growing, then fading out again multiple times.]
Mommy was talking to Mrs. Cormode and other mommies. They were fighting. Mommy was
getting mad. Mrs. Cormode kept saying [in an angry drawl], “Well what if? What else can you do?”
Mommy was shaking her head. Mrs. Cormode was talking with her hands. I didn’t like Mrs.
Cormode. She was Pastor Dan’s wife. She was bossy and mean.
Somebody yelled…“Here they come!” Mommy came and picked me up. They took our bench and
put it next to the door. They put all the benches next to the door. “Quick!” “Jam the door!” [She
mimics several different voices.] “I need a hammer!” “Nails!” “They’re in the parking lot!” “They’re
coming this way!” [She turns to Doctor Kelner.] Can I?
[Doctor Sommers looks unsure. Doctor Kelner smiles and nods. I later learn that the room is
soundproofed for this reason.]
[Sharon mimics the moan of a zombie. It is undoubtedly the most realistic I have ever heard.
Clearly, by their discomfort, Sommers and Kelner agree.]
They were coming. They came bigger. [Again she moans. Then follows up by pounding her right
fist on the table.] They wanted to come in. [Her blows are powerful, mechanical.] People screamed.
Mommy hugged me tight. “It’s okay.” [Her voice softens as she begins to stroke her own hair.] “I
won’t let them get you. Shhhh….”
[Now she bangs both fists on the table, her strikes becoming more chaotic as if to simulate
multiple ghouls.] “Brace the door!” “Hold it! Hold it!” [She simulates the sound of shattering glass.]
The windows broke, the windows in the front next to the door. The lights got black. Grown-ups got
scared. They screamed.
[Her voice returns to her mother’s.] “Shhhh…baby. I won’t let them get you.” [Her hands go from
her hair to her face, gently stroking her forehead and cheeks. Sharon gives Kelner a questioning look.
Kelner nods. Sharon’s voice suddenly simulates the sound of something large breaking, a deep
phlegm-filled rumble from the bottom of her throat.] “They’re coming in! Shoot ’em, shoot ’em!” [She
makes the sound of gunfire then…] “I won’t let them get you, I won’t let them get you.” [Sharon
suddenly looks away, over my shoulder to something that isn’t there.] “The children! Don’t let them
get the children!” That was Mrs. Cormode. “Save the children! Save the children!” [Sharon makes
more gunshots. She balls her hands into a large double fist, bringing it down hard on an invisible
form.] Now the kids started crying. [She simulates stabbing, punching, striking with objects.] Abbie
cried hard. Mrs. Cormode picked her up. [She mimes lifting something, or someone, up and swinging
them against the wall.] And then Abbie stopped. [She goes back to stroking her own face, her
mother’s voice has become harder.] “Shhh…it’s okay, baby, it’s okay…” [Her hands move down
from her face to her throat, tightening into a strangling grip.] “I won’t let them get you. I WON’T LET
THEM GET YOU!”
[Sharon begins to gasp for air.]
[Doctor Sommers makes a move to stop her. Doctor Kelner puts up a hand. Sharon suddenly
ceases, throwing her arms out to the sound of a gunshot.]
Warm and wet, salty in my mouth, stinging my eyes. Arms picked me up and carried me. [She gets
up from the table, mimicking a motion close to a football.] Carried me into the parking lot. “Run,
Sharon, don’t stop!” [This is a different voice now, not her mother’s.] “Just run, run-run-run!” They
pulled her away from me. Her arms let me go. They were big, soft arms.
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Old 16th July 2013   #17
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an article on improving your eyesight
http://gettingstronger.org/2010/07/i...-your-glasses/

sounds interesting.. using 'plus' lenses on myopia when reading/PC..
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Old 16th July 2013   #18
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Prepare for the great Heresy then!
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