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Blue on blue

The word “exist” is derived from the Latin for “stand out”. In a violent culture, a violent man is unremarkable, has no distinguishing features. He is not apart from his context; he is of it. So total is his identification with the zeitgeist that he disappears, ceases to exist. People ask, “Why did he do this?” When we ask the wrong question, the answer does not illuminate.