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"No 'we' should be taken for granted when the subject is looking at other people's pain." —Chapter 1, page 7.

"For a long time, some people believed that if the horror could be made vivid enough, most people would finally take in the outrageousness, the insanity of war." —Chapter 1, page 14.

"Being a spectator of calamities taking place in another country is a quintessential modern experience, the cumulative offering of more than a century and a half worth of those professional, specialized tourists known as journalists." —Chapter 2, page 18.

"The photographer's intentions do not determine the meaning of a photograph, which will have its own career, blown by the whims and loyalties of the diverse communities that have use for it." —Chapter 2, page 39.

"It seems that the appetite for pictures showing bodies in pain is as keen, almost, as the desire for ones that show bodies naked." —Chapter...

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