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When a child dies... 2012-02-14 16:41:06 Reply

How would/ do you react? I have attended the funeral of a twelve year old boy who died of an asthma attack; was one of the saddest things I have ever done.

How do you react to deaths in general, particularly that of a child you were close to?

Discuss, and I hope this doesn't stir any horrible memories from peoples pasts.

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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 16:43:17 Reply

If we mourned every child that died, we would never feel happy. They die every day as other humans and animals. Caring for the deaths of those that you have nothing to do with will only ruin your life.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 16:45:19 Reply

At A few seconds ago, Ragnarokia wrote: If we mourned every child that died, we would never feel happy. They die every day as other humans and animals. Caring for the deaths of those that you have nothing to do with will only ruin your life.

Sorry, I meant more that how do you react, or would you react, if a child you were close to died, not any child that you don't know.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 16:48:02 Reply

At A few seconds ago, BardenBarden wrote:
At A few seconds ago, Ragnarokia wrote: If we mourned every child that died, we would never feel happy. They die every day as other humans and animals. Caring for the deaths of those that you have nothing to do with will only ruin your life.
Sorry, I meant more that how do you react, or would you react, if a child you were close to died, not any child that you don't know.

It would depend on the child in question. Considering I am not close to any children currently, I have none, my friends have none and my friends tend not to be so young. I would likely just be emotional support for someone who I knew who did care more for them instead.

I don't really see why a child dying is worse than others dying. A life is a life.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 16:50:13 Reply

At 18 seconds ago, Ragnarokia wrote:
I don't really see why a child dying is worse than others dying. A life is a life.

While I completely agree, many people find it is upsetting to see a life with so much potential brought to an untimely end.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 16:52:26 Reply

At 39 seconds ago, adamflecko wrote: First be sad, then I'd make jokes about it. If I don't know/like the kid, then I wouldn't be sad, I'd just make jokes about it.

And this is why you're a dick Adam.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 16:56:08 Reply

You pretend they never existed after a while and live life like normal.

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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 16:57:11 Reply

At 1 minute ago, Painbringer wrote: ...You have sex and make more.

But what about the wasted potential of a young child?

What about their personality?


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:07:51 Reply

At 8 minutes ago, adamflecko wrote:
Awh, did your morbidly obese girlfriend tell you to say that?

Awh, did your non-existent girlfriend tell you to say that?


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:08:46 Reply

At 4 minutes ago, SpaceWhale wrote: I may seem like a really bad person for saying this, but if someone close to me died, I would just try to put it off of my mind. Maybe browse the internet and try to forget. If I didn't it would just surround me and break me.

Exactly.

No one cares after a while.

Which is quite sad...

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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:11:05 Reply

At 26 minutes ago, BardenBarden wrote: asthma attack

Sympathy gone.

However if a human being had died, of course I would be said. I'm not close to any children, so I wouldn't cry or anything.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:13:17 Reply

At 39 seconds ago, saqwert wrote:
At 26 minutes ago, BardenBarden wrote: asthma attack
Sympathy gone.

However if a human being had died, of course I would be said. I'm not close to any children, so I wouldn't cry or anything.

Why does an asthma attack affect your sympathy levels?


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:15:17 Reply

At 38 seconds ago, Atypop wrote:
At 39 seconds ago, saqwert wrote:
At 26 minutes ago, BardenBarden wrote: asthma attack
Sympathy gone.

However if a human being had died, of course I would be said. I'm not close to any children, so I wouldn't cry or anything.
Why does an asthma attack affect your sympathy levels?

I hate asthmatics


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:16:06 Reply

At A few seconds ago, saqwert wrote:
At 38 seconds ago, Atypop wrote:
At 39 seconds ago, saqwert wrote:
At 26 minutes ago, BardenBarden wrote: asthma attack
Sympathy gone.

However if a human being had died, of course I would be said. I'm not close to any children, so I wouldn't cry or anything.
Why does an asthma attack affect your sympathy levels?
I hate asthmatics

Why does that change your opinion of a person? It's not as if they chose it!


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:17:19 Reply

At A few seconds ago, saqwert wrote:
At 38 seconds ago, Atypop wrote:
At 39 seconds ago, saqwert wrote:
At 26 minutes ago, BardenBarden wrote: asthma attack
Sympathy gone.

However if a human being had died, of course I would be said. I'm not close to any children, so I wouldn't cry or anything.
Why does an asthma attack affect your sympathy levels?
I hate asthmatics

Scum of the Earth, how can you hate someone for an illness they can't control. And when a child dies from it and you don't care because they were asthmatic. Why?


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:19:51 Reply

At A few seconds ago, adamflecko wrote:
At 9 minutes ago, Atypop wrote:
At 8 minutes ago, adamflecko wrote:
Awh, did your morbidly obese girlfriend tell you to say that?
Awh, did your non-existent girlfriend tell you to say that?
You can't really rag on me for breaking up with someone. It was my choice, not hers.

No one cares, get back on topic.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:21:26 Reply

I remain apathetic, it would be a different story if it were to be a child close to me. I'm absolutely sure that I would be devastated if any close member of my family were to die. The closest I've had to a tragedy was losing a friend to suicide. I know death is apart of life, as much as it sucks you really just have to learn to accept that death is inevitable.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:23:47 Reply

At 3 minutes ago, adamflecko wrote:
At 9 minutes ago, Atypop wrote:
At 8 minutes ago, adamflecko wrote:
Awh, did your morbidly obese girlfriend tell you to say that?
Awh, did your non-existent girlfriend tell you to say that?
You can't really rag on me for breaking up with someone. It was my choice, not hers.

At first I thought I was being dragged into a conversation.
Then I realized I was still alone.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:25:12 Reply

At 17 seconds ago, adamflecko wrote:
No one cares, get back on topic.
I'm trying to have a conversation here. I already said that I laugh at dead kids.

God, how rude.

Then PM him you sick fuck.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:26:23 Reply

If my 2 year old brother died I would be devastated. But that goes for anyone who's family.

If some other 2 year old I didn't know died it would be sad but my sadness would be feeding of the ones who cared for the child.

in other words the death of a child i never known is less impacting then the death of a child i like/love.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:27:43 Reply

At 5 minutes ago, BardenBarden wrote:
At A few seconds ago, saqwert wrote:
At 38 seconds ago, Atypop wrote:
Why does an asthma attack affect your sympathy levels?
I hate asthmatics
Scum of the Earth

Hey man, I'm not the one with asthma here.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:28:52 Reply

At A few seconds ago, adamflecko wrote:
At 19 seconds ago, BardenBarden wrote:
At 17 seconds ago, adamflecko wrote:
No one cares, get back on topic.
I'm trying to have a conversation here. I already said that I laugh at dead kids.

God, how rude.
Then PM him you sick fuck.
Ahahahaha. Look at how cute he is, trying to be the authority and all that shit. Okay big man, I'll stop posting on your huge important topic.

Coochie coochie coo.

Good, no-one wants you here, and if you're going to post shit about dead babies then fuck off.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-14 17:28:59 Reply

At A few seconds ago, adamflecko wrote: Ahahahaha. Look at how cute he is, trying to be the authority and all that shit. Okay big man, I'll stop posting on your huge important topic.

Coochie coochie coo.

Thank you! :D


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-15 04:42:51 Reply

two years ago i attended a funeral of a 5 year old boy. He was my uncles son. he was always very calm curious and above all gorgeous. blonde hair blueish green eyes. He died when he got hit by an alcholic drunk driver who only got 8 months jail (theres justice for you) i never understood how something like this could happen or why it would happen. Anyway at his funeral his mother and father (my uncle) were apathetic they werent crying which was very strange i mean if my child died i would definatly be at least a little bit teary. i approched them angry about to ask why arent you crying when i realsied this would be terribly insensitive. by the time i realised however it was already to late they saw me aproching them. Being the quick thinker i was i said "your sons dead" I felt like an absolute fucking idiot so i did the only thing that made sence i approched the open casket and came in the dead boys mouth.

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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-15 04:44:49 Reply

I'd go on a crying rampage if it was my son.
If it was a little girl though I would tell her dead body to sucka dick.


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Response to When a child dies... 2012-02-15 08:07:39 Reply

A kid I knew died few days ago, he was about 10, had heart problems.
Personally for me it doesn't matter what's the age, it's all the same loss.
I didn't care though, call me cold hearted or whatever but I seriously just
ignored it.


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