...suddenly look startlingly normal...
An Iraqi football player has been shot dead by a spectator as he was about to score an equalising goal. The shooting happened in the last minute of a game between two local rivals on Sunday, police say.Okay, everybody just settle down... I'm sure this is simply an isolated incident.
FROM THE COMMENTS:
"Gee, when they say 'sudden death', they're not screwing around."**********
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"We need new ways of thinking about foreign policy, too. I'm not saying we need to send red roses to the Taliban, but maybe we just need to meet them halfway. Maybe they'd be a little friendlier if our women agreed to wear scarves over their heads from noon till three?"(via ffof)
"I can't support stoning adulteresses in the village square, but - what if we just gathered 'round and threw hacky sacks?
The point would be made symbolically. It might even build a sense of community."