The death of innocence for no comprehensible reason will always confound and cause immeasurable pain. The guns that killed the children of Newtown Connecticut will always be the same guns -they are made to eliminate their target. Guns, knives, bombs, poison gas, and any other, “weapon of destruction” have been designed by intelligent human kind? Untill our collective humanity wants to have an honest look at the darkness, the troubled demons which lurk deep inside this kind of “civilian tragedy” will take place again and again like it always does. When will we learn from our pasts and listen to the lessons which are in our shared memory?!
Diane Arbus’s work whether one likes it or not illuminated the lives of those we have labelled, ‘the marginalised “, “the freak”, “the unusual”, or “the weak”. Her objectification and the representation of a kind of “crippled” existence which we all fear to look upon. The inclusion of those which carry a heaver load is what makes us extraordinary. The existence of those who choose to use guns as an expression of their alienated self has a history. Guns kill they must be banned because people are not to be trusted with such objects.