A Rant About Death

Written by: jupitreas
Published: 29.12.2009
There are certain things in everyday society that never cease to piss me off. In order to function better, we have created a huge amount of norms and little social contracts, many of which are actually quite nice and helpful. Others simply make no sense.

One such thing is the way we deal with death as by-standers. By that, I mean as people who are not directly hurt by the passing of another human being. The deceased might have been only a casual acquaintance, a friend-of-a-friend or indeed, a public figure such as a musician, actor or politician. Life is not Star Wars, my friends. After death, Hitler was not completely forgiven for all his wrongdoings. What is it about the very idea of death that makes every person act weird? After all, it happens to absolutely, and without any exception, all of us.

A musician most likely was not as evil as Hitler but the principle remains the same - we should treat them and see them exactly as we did when they were still alive. If we disliked their music and maybe them personally, dying shouldn't change that. Unfortunately, grief is cool and gives people the opportunity to flaunt their 'sensitivity'. This is grief as a commodity, a fetish with value in society. A selfish tool of achieving self-importance and acceptance by means of hypocrisy. Sadly - hypocrisy based on the death of another individual - the very thing that we're all supposed to be very sensitive about.

Have you ever had anyone close to you die prematurely? Now imagine someone making a huge spectacle of grieving heavily for this person. The catch is - the rabid griever didnt know the deceased all that well, or maybe even disliked them. Doesn't this phony grief cheapen your own pain over the passing of your close one?

Instead, out of respect for the deceased and their close ones, it is far better not to be a hypocrite attention-whore. Michael Jackson suddenly became the biggest American hero when he died because it was fashionable to grieve for the freak.

With this little rant out of my system, let me leave you with the lyrics to a song that I think sums up this whole issue pretty well.

Everybody Loves You (When You're Dead) by Cop Shoot Cop
Everybody loves you when you're dead
And everyone is suddenly you're dearest friend
Nobody talks no dirt about you
But life it just goes on above your head
When you're dead

Everybody miss you when you're gone
They'll reminisce about you
When they hear your favorite song
They'll think that they said something wrong
They'll wonder if there was something they shoud've said
When you're gone

And I'm never gonna tell a lie
And I'm never gonna wear a tie
And I'm never gonna say goodbye
Goodbye

Life is so much better when you're dead
Conversation's easy when there's nothing to be said
But it can get a little lonesome
Maybe you should take along a friend
Like I said

And I'm never gonna tell a lie
And I'm never gonna wear a tie
And if I can't walk, maybe I can fly
Don't ask the reason why
But I'm never gonna say goodbye
Goodbye"


 



Written on 29.12.2009 by
jupitreas
With Metal Storm since 2002, jupitreas has been subjecting the masses to his reviews for quite a while now. Privately not actually an asshole, he lives in Warsaw, Poland, where he runs his small graphic and web design business.
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Darkside Momo - 29.12.2009 at 22:06  
You're gonna piss some people off with this blog, Jupe.

While just saying/writing a simple R.I.P. can be good, I certainly agree that 'over-mourning' is not, and can be really indecent.
Ivor - 29.12.2009 at 22:14  
Sometimes what happens, is that death makes you re-evaluate your views, to think through whether you actually disliked the person, his views, or his creation. In many cases you think of all of those as one, while you might actually later figure out that the person was okay, just his art was crap. Plus, losing your antihero is a blow in itself to some people and a reason to mourn. I agree, though, that mourning for the sake of mourning and joining the crowds ain't the way to go.

I.
Doc Godin - 29.12.2009 at 23:01  
So very true. I always stick by the motto "A dead asshole is still an asshole."

Thank you for posting this blog.
Dangerboner - 30.12.2009 at 07:14  
I don't get it either. I understand respecting the deceased's family and close friends by keeping your mouth shut around them, unless the dead person was the biggest asshole in the world, but if a musician who I or others don't like is reported to have died, especially the sell-out A7X drummer, I don't see why people get butt hurt when someone posts something negative. They always say to respect the dead, and ever since I was a child I've never understood it. Why respect the dead? What's the point, especially online?!?! What's the point in saying, "R.I.P."?!?! What is "R.I.P." supposed to do?!?

Posting someting negative online about a dead person on a site like this isn't like going to the person's mom's house and saying her kid sucked.

Written by jupitreas on 29.12.2009 at 20:37

Have you ever had anyone close to you die prematurely? Now imagine someone making a huge spectacle of grieving heavily for this person. The catch is - the rabid griever didnt know the deceased all that well, or maybe even disliked them. Doesn't this phony grief cheapen your own pain over the passing of your close one?

YES

This happened to me when my friend died in 8th grade. The entire school acted like their best friend died, even this one asshole who picked on him.
tulkas - 30.12.2009 at 08:19  
I find this really absurd when it involves "celebrities" or public figures. Suddenly everyone became Heath Ledger's fan when he died, and his Joker performance was "oh-so-great-amazing-mind-blowing", as well as his other past movies which most of the people never even watched. Like you said, Michael Jackson was again the biggest star in the world just because it became "trendy" to mourn him. It sucks. Yes, I thought it was fucked up that MJ died, but I really didn't give a fuck. It's not like I had met him or anything. Same with Ledger. A friend of mine got pissed at me because I said he hadn't been that great. She said: oh, you don't know what you're saying, blah blah.

One of my best friends died just over 2 years ago, and it was really hard on me, but because I did know him, and was really close to him. I know that if a lot of people who didn't know him much started over-grieving him, like you call it, it would've pissed me off.
jupitreas - 30.12.2009 at 09:26  
I'm glad I'm not the only one who is bewildered by this whole 'fad grief' phenomenon. And just on the record - no, there is nothing really wrong with posting a "rip" or something but there is equally nothing wrong with posting something negative.

And unfortunately, that bit about someone close dying also comes from personal experience.
Mr. Doctor - 31.12.2009 at 21:38  
I somehow knew you were going to make a blog out of this when I saw your comment on the A7X thread.

And I'm glad you did because this is an issue I really dislike... If I'm gonna be sad about a person, is because I really loved them... I never cried at funeral because I was too young to give a fuck or I just didn't know them and was there just for formality.... I just kept my mouth shut.

Just like Doc Globin said: A dead asshole is still an asshole

This goes with Michael Jackson as well, I like some songs, you know... I really do. But he was an asshole, he ahd some pretty fucked up issues and it kinda piss me off that everyone acts like he was an american hero and so on...

I like Burzum...but Varg is one of the biggest assholes I can think off and if he dies I will still think that he was a big asshole. people should stay true to what they thinked about the person before that person died.
Fat & Sassy! - 01.01.2010 at 00:54  
Wait. So you're *not* gonna go see that Micheal Jackson documentary in theaters? You indecent fuck! >:[
Doc Godin - 01.01.2010 at 01:10  
Written by Mr. Doctor on 31.12.2009 at 21:38

Just like Doc Globin said: A dead asshole is still an asshole

You spelt my name wrong, asshole.
Mr. Doctor - 01.01.2010 at 01:39  
Written by Doc Godin on 01.01.2010 at 01:10

You spelt my name wrong, asshole.


I don't fucking care.. I love you man! I'm druuuuuuuuuuuuuunk and if I die right now I will be a HAPPY drunk guy and I don't give a flying fuck if there's a guy who remembers me like "that asshole who spelt my name totally wrong" because what jupi said it's totally true, you can think whatever you want to think when I die....
Richard - 02.01.2010 at 03:08  
I appreciate the sentiment of this thread, and agree to an extent, considering certain cases.

However, often I find it goes the other way - that when someone dies, the conventional trendy reaction of 'the man on the street/at work/down the pub' tends to be to make fun of them and turn their death into a 'joke', for the purposes of attention seeking...
Baz Anderson - 02.01.2010 at 03:19  
Written by Mr. Doctor on 31.12.2009 at 21:38

This goes with Michael Jackson as well, I like some songs, you know... I really do. But he was an asshole, he ahd some pretty fucked up issues and it kinda piss me off that everyone acts like he was an american hero and so on...

As much as I agree on this whole death issue - something else that is very annoying to me is when people think they know a person they never actually met. The media tells you what to think whether you realise it or not.
dismaleuphony - 02.01.2010 at 09:15  
Outside of the usual 40 "RIPs" I see in every death report here on MS, I'd say my personal experience is similar to Richard's. So yes, I agree with you here that attention seeking based around the death of someone most people never met is not something worth appreciating, and is typically annoying.

I personally have always kept my distance from anyone's death that I've never met or had any interaction with. No matter how much their work or writings may mean to me, on a personal level it's always a void until I make eye contact, and they have acknowledged my existence, or we've exchanged personal email/letters. Barry's right in that the media creates a persona that's not necessarily correct. Judging someone based on what you "know of" them is as baseless as talking about an album you hate but have never even listened to. Instead of wasting time blabbering on about dead people I've never met, I'd rather spend my time connecting with people who are still alive and worth my ever-dwindling time.
jupitreas - 02.01.2010 at 10:36  
Aye, but if it is indeed merely the simulacrum of a person that has died, all the more reason not to mourn or in fact to have any emotional reaction whatsoever...
Warman - 02.01.2010 at 16:00  
I completely agree with everything you said. Like the Avenged Sevenfold drummer being dead, I really don't care at all. I despised the music he played, why should I suddenly grieve over him and send some thoughts to the band? Same thing with MJ.
This doesn't mean I want those guys dead, it just means that I really don't care. People die young everyday, if we should feel sorrow about that we couldn't go on living.
Introspekrieg - 02.01.2010 at 20:20  
It is an annoying reaction when people go into over-mourning, maybe out of guilt perhaps? I remember mildly liking Pantera growing up and seeing the sudden explosion after Dimebag's death was strange. The market apparently opened up to profitability using his "fallen hero" status and I saw his face plastered on shit everywhere. The exploitation of tragedy is an easy way to make a quick buck because of the creation of a new market that rewards those quick to act without thinking it through.

I mean, look at this nonsense: LINK
Fat & Sassy! - 02.01.2010 at 22:14  
Written by Introspekrieg on 02.01.2010 at 20:20

It is an annoying reaction when people go into over-mourning, maybe out of guilt perhaps? I remember mildly liking Pantera growing up and seeing the sudden explosion after Dimebag's death was strange. The market apparently opened up to profitability using his "fallen hero" status and I saw his face plastered on shit everywhere. The exploitation of tragedy is an easy way to make a quick buck because of the creation of a new market that rewards those quick to act without thinking it through.

I mean, look at this nonsense: LINK


Th... that's not Kurt Cobain...
Doc Godin - 02.01.2010 at 23:17  
Written by Introspekrieg on 02.01.2010 at 20:20

It is an annoying reaction when people go into over-mourning, maybe out of guilt perhaps? I remember mildly liking Pantera growing up and seeing the sudden explosion after Dimebag's death was strange. The market apparently opened up to profitability using his "fallen hero" status and I saw his face plastered on shit everywhere. The exploitation of tragedy is an easy way to make a quick buck because of the creation of a new market that rewards those quick to act without thinking it through.

I mean, look at this nonsense: LINK

That's one of the main reasons I despise Metal Hammer Magazine, they fully capitalize on Dimebag's death to no end. It fits in with this thread perfectly, as soon as someone dies suddenly we have to start giving a shit about them and their families, and the best way to show genuine concern is giving your money to Metal Hammer Magazine. Fuck 'em.

The only case in which I would give two shits about a celebrities death is if I was a fan of them, and it threatened any future output of the music. Take Ronnie James Dio's stomach cancer for example, I'm concerned because I would like to hear more material from him in the future. But when it comes to "Rev" from A7X...he wasn't all that unique of a drummer, and I'm sure A7X will carry on without any significant change without him. There's a fine line between being concerned, and being a douchebag.
Fat & Sassy! - 03.01.2010 at 00:42  
Written by Doc Godin on 02.01.2010 at 23:17

Take Ronnie James Dio's stomach cancer for example, I'm concerned because I would like to hear more material from him in the future. But when it comes to "Rev" from A7X...he wasn't all that unique of a drummer, and I'm sure A7X will carry on without any significant change without him.


Honestly, I am concerned about Dio, because he is looked at as a hero in the rock/metal community. It would be fairly depressing to some if he passed away. I would assume some kids look up to A7X's drummer (I don't know why though :/) as a musician, and they may feel a bit of sorrow for his passing on.

I think anyone's hero passing away would may them mourn at least a little bit.
Introspekrieg - 03.01.2010 at 03:45  
If Dio passed on and a7x fans started bashing him in retaliation (highly dramatized i know), how would you react? Merely hypothetical...
Doc Godin - 03.01.2010 at 04:19  
Written by Introspekrieg on 03.01.2010 at 03:45

If Dio passed on and a7x fans started bashing him in retaliation (highly dramatized i know), how would you react? Merely hypothetical...

I wouldn't be personally offended, but I would argue the case.
Valentin B - 03.01.2010 at 20:22  
Written by Doc Godin on 02.01.2010 at 23:17

That's one of the main reasons I despise Metal Hammer Magazine, they fully capitalize on Dimebag's death to no end. It fits in with this thread perfectly, as soon as someone dies suddenly we have to start giving a shit about them and their families, and the best way to show genuine concern is giving your money to Metal Hammer Magazine. Fuck 'em.

not only MH, but Dean Guitars too, they have no less than 35 models in their Dimebag guitar line... WTF

i don't mind someone posting something like "Rip X" but going all "omg he was such a great guitarist, i'm gonna cry for him after i buy all his albums on vinyl and never listen to them because i actually hate his music and a t-shirt of him i'll wear when painting the house, BRB" is disgusting.

actually i don't even need to say anything more, the way the media acted before Michael Jackson died, and the days after is pretty much the sad state of the collective mentality of the world when it comes to someone famous dying. everyone was all like "omg let's laugh at the freak" and after "oh noez the greatest entertainer of all time is dead!!". everyone remembers everyone when they die..
Ilham - 06.01.2010 at 10:02  
Well, no one asked for my opinion, but I'm still going to give it.

Added to the excessive, fake, irrelevant grieving you guys talked about, I have to say I also have a little problem with the expression R.I.P. As I said, a little problem, because I am just looking for consistency : R.I.P. is a ROMAN CATHOLIC Latin phrase. Even if is it now commonly used by everyone, I still think a phrase that directly refers to a religious belief, should not be used by everyone, nor for everyone. By that, I just mean that if I claim to be an atheist, I will not wish for someone's soul to rest in peace, for logical reasons. And even more importantly, the fact I don't "pay my respects" to the dead by adding R.I.P. to my words when talking about somebody's death shouldn't be taken as an insult. Simply because I do not believe your soul will get out of your body, fly in the air and reach the sky, after you "passed away" choking yourself to death while your were jerking off, just trying to get a higher orgasm shouldn't make me look like a complete asshole. (EDIT : even if I might be, for other reasons)
Syk - 06.01.2010 at 14:17  
Adding to what the tank above says, I'm disappointed by the common, particularly here, illogical saying of "rest in peace" to/about a MUSICIAN. Seriously? Even if they do somehow manage to hear your message, now you're taking away possibly the one thing they enjoy the most? Some tribute. Keep that shit away from me.
John Barleycorn - 13.01.2010 at 01:45  


A good example how to deal with jerks after they have died
Immortal - 13.01.2010 at 07:22  
I've actually heard someone say how they thought about someone they kind of knew before they died as an asshole and once they had died they actually stated how their opinion of that person had changed for the better in direct result of them dying. That pissed me off. Like stated in this thread before 'a dead asshole is still an asshole'.
Culty - 16.01.2010 at 04:44  
On the death subject... recently a earthquake occured in haiti and killed many many people. I feel bad about the whole disaster. But i used to talk crap about haiti cause lots of the people came to my neighborhood and ruined it... not being racist.. just being honest. But like.. lots of other people who talked bad about haiti are being all two faced about it and are walking around feeling bad for it in a way to gain some sort of good public persona i guess. i dont say bad stuff about the country anymore out of respect but im not going to go beyond just being silent. Its sorta like the MJ incident, but less annoying. Hmm just wanted to get that off my chest haha
jupitreas - 16.01.2010 at 15:03  
Saying that the Haitians ruined your neighborhood IS racist.
Culty - 17.01.2010 at 04:16  
I guess it is... yeah.... i just wasnt in a good mood... i recieved like 600 (exaggeration of course) chain messages asking me to donate to haiti and it was just extremely annoying. I was just ranting and i guess i went a bit over board im sorry. I hope i didnt offend anybody too much,
jupitreas - 17.01.2010 at 05:29  
I doubt we have any members from Haiti so I guess nobody really gives a shit but the point is that it doesn't matter what part of the world the people who moved into your neighborhood are from.
Culty - 17.01.2010 at 06:45  
Yeah i understand what your're saying and i agree it was wrong of me. I dunno if we have any members from Haiti either, just trying to keep all of my bases covered.
Mikyz - 21.01.2010 at 19:39  
When I was in 10th grade, my classmate's father died because of a sudden heart attack, so the class decided to go present their "sincere" condolences. I, for one, didn't have any personal affinity or relations to this classmate and tended to dislike him more than anything, so I found it astonishing how people's opinion about him suddenly changed, everyone became his best friend... Ok, sure I felt sad for him at first but nothing more, nothing less my relationship with him didn't take a turn for the better.

Personally, I think grieving and mourning should only be done if the deceased had a close relationship with me, or had a significant emotional impact on me. I never listened to Micheal Jackson or Pavaroti, I do respect their musical achievements, but I didn't even blink when I discovered that they died. They were not my friends, not significant emotional icons for whom I have personal admiration. I'd rather keep my mouth-shut and watch from the sidelines. All in all, I agree that the attention the deceased from people they never met is annoying, and like dismaleuphony said "Instead of wasting time blabbering on about dead people I've never met, I'd rather spend my time connecting with people who are still alive and worth my ever-dwindling time."
basujanha2610 - 03.02.2010 at 21:21  
Wow!

nice buddy!

Keep it up!
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thank You
Shipwrecked - 25.02.2010 at 16:10  
Same kind of thing happened just this year when a kid at school blew his out brains out with a shotgun. Last time I had checked, not many people knew him at all. Yet on the day we were informed that he killed himself, it was like crowds of people instantly acted like they lost a best friend.
My opinion on suicide aside, it was annoying as all hell for so many people around me to put on a different face. Even people that made fun of the guy acted sad about it.
Don Martin - 26.03.2010 at 18:10  
Written by Introspekrieg on 02.01.2010 at 20:20

It is an annoying reaction when people go into over-mourning, maybe out of guilt perhaps? I remember mildly liking Pantera growing up and seeing the sudden explosion after Dimebag's death was strange. The market apparently opened up to profitability using his "fallen hero" status and I saw his face plastered on shit everywhere. The exploitation of tragedy is an easy way to make a quick buck because of the creation of a new market that rewards those quick to act without thinking it through.

I mean, look at this nonsense: LINK

I hate it too when I watch some Pantera video on youtube the comments section explodes with "Dimebag RIP" comments... He was a great chap, but he wasn't like... Chuck Norris or so
spiritofvengence - 30.04.2010 at 01:48  
Written by Dangerboner on 30.12.2009 at 07:14

I don't get it either. I understand respecting the deceased's family and close friends by keeping your mouth shut around them, unless the dead person was the biggest asshole in the world, but if a musician who I or others don't like is reported to have died, especially the sell-out A7X drummer, I don't see why people get butt hurt when someone posts something negative. They always say to respect the dead, and ever since I was a child I've never understood it. Why respect the dead? What's the point, especially online?!?! What's the point in saying, "R.I.P."?!?! What is "R.I.P." supposed to do?!?

Posting someting negative online about a dead person on a site like this isn't like going to the person's mom's house and saying her kid sucked.

Written by jupitreas on 29.12.2009 at 20:37

Have you ever had anyone close to you die prematurely? Now imagine someone making a huge spectacle of grieving heavily for this person. The catch is - the rabid griever didnt know the deceased all that well, or maybe even disliked them. Doesn't this phony grief cheapen your own pain over the passing of your close one?

YES

This happened to me when my friend died in 8th grade. The entire school acted like their best friend died, even this one asshole who picked on him.


What exactly was sell-out about him?

On the post topic, I think it's the same thing with Cliff Burton. Were he still alive, none of you would like him because he was a rebel who said "fuck you" to all those who dared call him a sell-out. He wouldn't suck dicks for the fans attention, he would just play music his way and the hell with you if you didn't like it. Then he died, and now everyone treats him like they loved him and shite.
Fat & Sassy! - 30.04.2010 at 16:26  
Written by spiritofvengence on 30.04.2010 at 01:48

On the post topic, I think it's the same thing with Cliff Burton. Were he still alive, none of you would like him because he was a rebel who said "fuck you" to all those who dared call him a sell-out. He wouldn't suck dicks for the fans attention, he would just play music his way and the hell with you if you didn't like it. Then he died, and now everyone treats him like they loved him and shite.


Uh, what is your deal, dude? You've posted only about nine posts, and they usually end up reverting to some troll-ish comment about a classic metal band(s) that you clearly think are over-rated... Yet, you are obviously a Metallica fanboy. I can not find this anything but ironic.
spiritofvengence - 10.05.2010 at 03:00  
Written by Fat & Sassy! on 30.04.2010 at 16:26

Written by spiritofvengence on 30.04.2010 at 01:48

On the post topic, I think it's the same thing with Cliff Burton. Were he still alive, none of you would like him because he was a rebel who said "fuck you" to all those who dared call him a sell-out. He wouldn't suck dicks for the fans attention, he would just play music his way and the hell with you if you didn't like it. Then he died, and now everyone treats him like they loved him and shite.


Uh, what is your deal, dude? You've posted only about nine posts, and they usually end up reverting to some troll-ish comment about a classic metal band(s) that you clearly think are over-rated... Yet, you are obviously a Metallica fanboy. I can not find this anything but ironic.


Iron Maiden IS over-rated, and so is Dio!

and what's trollish about having an opinion?

no, i'm NOT a fan-boy because i hate master-of-puppets!

you obviously find nothing trollish in hating on the dead Jimmy "Rev" Sullivan, but then someone says that they don't like Dio or Maiden and they're a troll...mhm, you're VERY mature, Cartman!
Fat & Sassy! - 10.05.2010 at 03:37  
Written by spiritofvengence on 10.05.2010 at 03:00

Iron Maiden IS over-rated, and so is Dio!

and what's trollish about having an opinion?

no, i'm NOT a fan-boy because i hate master-of-puppets!


I'm convinced that you aren't even reading what you're typing. Maiden, Dio, and Master of Puppets being "over-rated" have absolutely nothing to do with this topic on death! Also, you pretty much said something along the lines of everyone who likes Cliff Burton is somehow a "poser" or some shit. If that's not trolling, I dunno what is!
spiritofvengence - 17.05.2010 at 02:09  
Back to the subject at hand...

If you people can hate on The Rev after he's died (which, I'm thinking, is the only reason this post was made), all I can say is this...I still don't like Dio or his annoying pop-metal-voice
Culty - 20.05.2010 at 22:32  
Written by spiritofvengence on 17.05.2010 at 02:09

Back to the subject at hand...

If you people can hate on The Rev after he's died (which, I'm thinking, is the only reason this post was made), all I can say is this...I still don't like Dio or his annoying pop-metal-voice


hate to burst your bubble but this article was posted long before Rev's death.
Vetrarmegin - 30.05.2010 at 02:05  
Though i've never felt the loss of a friend or relative prematurely, i'm definitely aware of the generic emotions most people feel they must display. In a way, death has a humbling effect on me... reminding me that human lives, regardless of their particular importance to you, are just as easily taken as they are created... if not more so.
Ph0eNiX - 30.05.2010 at 21:48  
Written by Vetrarmegin on 30.05.2010 at 02:05

Though i've never felt the loss of a friend or relative prematurely, i'm definitely aware of the generic emotions most people feel they must display. In a way, death has a humbling effect on me... reminding me that human lives, regardless of their particular importance to you, are just as easily taken as they are created... if not more so.



I dunno, like my main deal with death comes in two parts 1)It happens and 2)It's being out of the human condition.

My early childhood memories are a lot of funerals for family (Lotta old family on mom's side... well there "Was a lot of old family") so for me it's more of the deal of knowing that you're escaping the human condition to move beyond it. The bad, the good the everything has been alleviated on the physical plane of existence. Now weather or not it's reincarnation or not (wasn't gonna roll there necessarily) the fact of the matter is that anything in the world that is a hinderance is gone. In essence they made it out. In a weird way I find myself more happy and hopeful for them in their travels to where ever following that than anything else.

After having a friend go, it did hit a bit differently but all in all I did come to the same feeling with it. We had a cool bond too but the thing I found thru it all was that he's on the other side doing whatever it is he is doing. For me that's still life, just not one in a physical realm.
Ph0eNiX - 30.05.2010 at 22:02  
AS for the large post... I dunno, the thing is that I generally express condolences. Granted i feel how I do on death, we all got a feel on that kinda thing but the deal with me is that even if I don't get what you feel from this specifically I can say "been there" to a lot of stuff.

In itself death has a recurve of showing one to accept a natural loss. Either way it goes, rolls and does it's thing death is ever present and does something to everyone. That's the main thing to keep in mind.

Do i feel some people have a deal of blowing death out of proportion? Kinda... Like if two or more celebs die they should get equal time, not time based on how much they are in the news.

As for social constructs that are bullshit... As long as you're not upholding that which you find "bullshit-tacular" then you're not spreading it and allowing the "norm to stick by your own hand". IT may seem small but it's something.
Boxcar Willy - 03.04.2012 at 21:54  
Written by Introspekrieg on 03.01.2010 at 03:45

If Dio passed on and a7x fans started bashing him in retaliation (highly dramatized i know), how would you react? Merely hypothetical...

People would burn.
mz - 28.06.2012 at 20:42  
Exactly what i was thinking these days. Thank you jupitreas . I also share the lyric on fb
BestMetalstormer - 14.08.2012 at 22:43  
Respect the dead doesnt mean you need not to dis and off him and his past living related. I think respect the dead or the alive is same in generalized manner of politeness. Unless you feel very closed to some dead ones positively or negatives, it can't be too much intensive of reacting.
Guib - 15.08.2012 at 01:23  
I totally agree with you Jupitreas... I mean why should it change your way of perceiving things.

I didn't like Micheal Jackson when he was alive and its the same right now... I still hate his guts.. rotten guts I should say. lol

anyways props.

And for the video with that guy Christopher. He's awesome... fuck them hypocrite bastards
Oaken - 16.08.2012 at 00:12  
I'm not sure if I completely agree with the whole blog, but the thing I totally agree about with you is "Grief Hypocrisy". I dislike people who try to appear sad just for the sake of it. 2 years ago, an 8th grader in our school died, and then you could see people who never cared about him crying. Now isn't that hypocrisy? TBH, I was really disheartened by that event, but I didn't cry.
Nice blog.

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