It's amazing to me how quickly we can become desensitized to something. The most abhorrent things can become acceptable when the frequency is increased. I've been kind of following the Drug Cartel War in Juarez, Mexico. So far this year they have had over 580 homicides. Then today I saw this article about how people are going to visit the sites of these homicides. Here's a couple of lines:
The Juárez police department is asking residents to stop taking children to view the murder scenes that have become a daily occurrence in the troubled city.
Parents, babies, children and even the family dog are regular visitors to crime scenes on Juárez streets. Children have even been spotted recording scenes with video cameras or taking photographs with cell phones
You get exposed to something enough, and it won't bother you anymore. The shocking becomes just part of life. JM

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