Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/05/25

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Subject: [Leica] Susan Sontag on Iraq Photos
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Tue May 25 09:00:51 2004

Take a deep breath, Adam - :-)
But resentment aside, you're correct - "or" is the appropriate word,
while the implication that every GI, or even a majority of GIs are
torturers is totally incorrect.

B. D.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of
Adam Bridge
Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2004 11:53 AM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: RE: [Leica] Susan Sontag on Iraq Photos

On 5/25/04 < (B. D. Colen)> thoughtfully wrote: 

>4. War photography up until now has been the province of "war 
>photographers," but now every GI has a camera, and records his or her 
>fun times, hellish times, and work as a torturer.

There's an implication in this that every GI is a torturer - which I
deeply resent. I think "or" would work between the list of recordable


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