the "meh, people die everyday" crowd
I don't think anyone here thinks that.
No - I wouldn't go as far as meh. Of course I have sympathy - and many will no doubt empathise, they can either see themself, or it's a "there but for the grace of <deity>" type scenario.
All the same, though, I get the point - there's countless other innocents killed in similar terrorist type scenarios, probably almost a daily occurrences, that we don't wring our hands over. Perhaps that's the point and the wake-up call - rather than just being concerned about the tragedy that's happened at the Boston marathon, perhaps we should - by that same token - be just as concerned about the other incidents.
Problem is, out of sight, and all that... and I know people will say in some regions, countries, it's a lot more prevalent, and nothing like the same degree of shock - well that may be true, in terms of people unconnected - but all the same, it's no less tragic or inescapable (largely) for the innocents that get taken by those incidents.
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