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The intact order of primitive societies has brought out two forms of binding the violence into ritual arrangements. These socialized forms of brute force are the sacrifice and the revenge. The western world has reduced both: the sacrifice has been transferred into the imaginary space of media, the revenge has been monopolized by the state. According to the rules of the symbolical order this reduction is an unbearable guilt, it causes a higher production of violence as a necessary consequence.

Text ist taken out of: QRT, Zombologie Teqste, Merve Verlag Berlin 2006

To verify this text which has been written by QRT probably in the early 90ies of the last century, let’s see what we find in “THE ARCHIVE”:

SACRIFICE:

Original youtube titel: Hostel pt.2 brutality

Original youtube videoinformation: Heres my new brutality video for hostel pt.2 Enjoy! Music: Disparaged – The Evil One p.s. Sorry for the blur:z

REVENGE:

Original youtube title: this is hell

Original youtube video information: 3rd acr bandit troop (1st Squadron, 3rd Armed Cavalry Regiment (M.B)) going to war

CONSEQUENCE:

Sorry, but the authors of the video which should appear here don’t allow to embed it. So if you want to see it – absolutely worthwhile – you have to go to the youtube site and look for…

… Original youtube title: Generation Kill Iraq

Original youtube videoinformation: Aug 2004. What happens when those who’ve grown upon Hollywood war movies and graphic video games are sent to the frontline? “It’s the ultimate rush – you’re going into the fight with a good song playing in the background,” states one soldier. This is war fought by the first playstation generation. As Rolling Stones journalist Evan Wright explains: “One thing about them is they kill very well in Iraq”

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