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"A good death."

It's a nice idea, a comforting idea. We like to think that we at least will have one, that we will go quietly into that long sleep. But there are things in the world that shatter that idea. Things that burn away the soft, warm cotton wool we wrap ourselves in and show us our raw mortality.

Part of the horror of Ebola is that it shatters the idea of a “good death.” You can’t deny mortality when death is on display in this way: bodies disintegrating, the sounds and smells of hot, sick blood and shit and bile erupting and oozing from a not-yet corpse. There will be no one to cradle the deceased, no comments about how they “look so peaceful,” like they’re “just sleeping.” There isn't a burial; there is a disposal.

It’s hard to imagine something worse than a virus that leaves people to die in the decaying wreckage of their own cytokine storm, bodies that leak with blood and death, commandeered and turned into Ebola replication machines.

Your body contains everything Ebola needs to make more of itself: by providing the blueprint for more virons, the virus uses your own cellular machinery to replicate. And when the cell is packed full of copies of Ebola, the virons bud off in a little envelope of your own cell membrane. Which means that, at least on the outside, the Ebola virons in your body look like you.

To Ebola, we are nothing but machinery. And it is our own machinery that conspires to kill us.
'A good death'
Sometimes our nice little world cracks and something from the hard, harsh outside peeks in. I totally stole the virus picture, it's not even Ebola. (It's a harmless mimivirus that tries to dress up like a bacterium.)
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Just your everyday accidental lethal virus release by Ziblink
Just your everyday accidental lethal virus release
So... this isn't news apparently. www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/press/ne…

45 liters, 45 liters of live polio virus as in, the lethal, crippling horrid virus that we should all be very glad we're free of, was dumped into a city's WATER SUPPLY/. BY ACCIDENT.

This is the kind of thing you see conspiracy nuts blathering about over in America; and you think 'Who would be stupid enough to believe that the government would virus up a whole population?'

Except it happened this month.

And nobody noticed.


BRB, getting polio shot.
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Happy sunshine by Ziblink
Happy sunshine
So then, this is the sun right now. In October. Heading up to Halloween.

Look! It's smiling!


And readying to flood the earth with radiative death.
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Careful... careful... I think the wing is busted...

Ok, the guy up the hill looks after birds, he can probably do something about this...

Awww crud it has a grip. Geez... it's like a freakin' vice! No wonder they can-

FUUUUUUUU-

LET THE HELL GO RIGHT NOW YOU FEATHERED FIEND!
  • Listening to: Radio
  • Reading: Keep yourself in God's love
  • Watching: Zoomquilt!
  • Eating: Pop rocks
  • Drinking: Rockin' pop
Spring again by Ziblink
Spring again
The trees are starting to wake up and the fields of wildflowers are blooming. (They will be plowed under next week to make way for maize. Thus does the local abattoir persuade us to allow them to fertilize the fields with cow guts.)
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Careful... careful... I think the wing is busted...

Ok, the guy up the hill looks after birds, he can probably do something about this...

Awww crud it has a grip. Geez... it's like a freakin' vice! No wonder they can-

FUUUUUUUU-

LET THE HELL GO RIGHT NOW YOU FEATHERED FIEND!
  • Listening to: Radio
  • Reading: Keep yourself in God's love
  • Watching: Zoomquilt!
  • Eating: Pop rocks
  • Drinking: Rockin' pop

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Adirael Dean
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Current Residence: Hamilton New Zealand
Favourite genre of music: Stuff that sounds good
Favourite photographer: Lindsay Verdt
Favourite style of art: Sketches
Operating System: Umm, XP? (Don't hit me!)
MP3 player of choice: Iriver
Shell of choice: Turtle
Skin of choice: Mine
Favourite cartoon character: Blinky Bill
Personal Quote: "I'mma kill you beyatch!"
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Child-Of-Hades Featured By Owner 9 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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Ziblink Featured By Owner 1 hour ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeppers, been watching that guy for a bit.You gotta love Hen!Chica.
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always-imperfect Featured By Owner 1 day ago
thanks for the fav on the spider pic :)
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Ziblink Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Photographer
It was a glorious image.
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AlphaWolfDog Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014
Thanks for the badge
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
No problem, keep the good stuff coming!
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IamHappy88888 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
A llama? You shouldn't haveeee~
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Really?

Ok then, give it back!
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IamHappy88888 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh ok...
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
*Drops llama into recycling center*
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