Tim Kreider’s Pain

This quote struck me, as well as this image from Tim Kreider, submitted by Carolyn Ewald. Those are live pigs – and something about this image speaks to me about everything that wrong with our society in a metatextual/remix way:

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‎”…if that pain were actually collective instead of simply reiterative the sheer weight of it would drag the world from the walls of the universe and send it crashing and burning through whatever night it might yet be capable of engendering until it was not even ash.” – Cormac McCarthy, The Sunset Limited