Rationalizing Brutality: The Cultural Legacy of the Headshot

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Jacob Geller

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Shared June 9, 2019

“You're not understanding, are you? The brain does the thinking. The meat."
“Thinking meat! You're asking me to believe in thinking meat!"
"Yes, thinking meat! Conscious meat! Loving meat. Dreaming meat. The meat is the whole deal!"

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Mechropolitics, Amanda Phillips: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/...

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Visual Media used: Max Payne 3, Spec Ops: The Line, JFK Reloaded, Receiver, Resident Evil 4, This War of Mine, Metal Gear Solid 5, Surgeon Simulator, Team Fortress, GoldenEye, Halo 3, Big Buck Hunter Arcade, Red Dead Redemption, Superhot, Battlefield: Hardline, Rainbow 6: Siege, JFK (1991), The Deer Hunter (1978), The Godfather (1972), The Grinch (1966), The Maltese Falcon (1941), The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Prefrontal Lobotomy in Chronic Schizophrenia (1944), JFK Election Night (NBC, 1960), Scanners (1981), The Wild Bunch (1969), Pure Pwnage (Ep. 5), John Wick (2014), The Ducktators (1942), About Face (Nate Powell, 2019), Barry (2019), Footage of Ferguson (2014, NYT), Inside Out (2015), The Punisher (2017),

Music used: Ain’t That a Kick in the Head (Dean Martin, Instrumental), Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division, Instrumental), Unfathomable (INSIDE), Max Docks (Max Payne 3), Be in This Place (The Beginner’s Guide), Ada’s Theme and Wesker’s Theme (Resident Evil 4), Epidemic Control (Guy Skornik), Forensic Scientists (Eric Volpatti), GoldenEye theme (Grant Kirkhope), Theme of Angelo Bronte (Red Dead Redemption 2), Good Riddance (Green Day),