A lot have asked me who it is. It's me in the photo using a tri-pod... Thank you for comments.
in last 10 years, each day, a lot of soldiers have been crying in Afghanistan just like this.
they are right to cry. because they are not there for democracy or freedom or any other good thing.
dozen thousands man "just like him" wasted there to protect their drug bosses' capital.
and everyday this wastage increasing multiplying. and the existance of those man make no profit of any countries' fredom or democracy.
and all of you still continue to sing same song "freedom and democracy" ?????
I've seen many moms without their sons because of it. Mothers don't need that kind of pain
As for it being symbolic, the photographer blatantly implies he was taking the picture in a war zone...which he obviously wasn't. And by doing so, he is trying to get attention from people that he doesn't deserve. The attention belongs to the EU, UN, and US forces that actually WENT to war and to deal with this problem. It would of been less disrespectful if the artist had said in the description: "This is a tribute to all the military that have dealt with the hardship" instead of implying he was there. Which he obviously wasn't.
I'm not one to argue that he really was there, but I find your ideas of him trying to steal attention intriguing and slightly ridiculous. I mean, wouldn't he have more deviations and be more online if that were the case?
Do note that it was submitted in 2006, he has a total of 4 deviations and hasn't been online for 50 weeks.
It catching a Daily Deviation is pure luck if anything (or seems so at least).
This is taken from a 19 year old girl who couldn't possibly know much of anything about life. The hilarious thing is, you believe you do, with all your might, until you are older and realize just how stupid you were. When I was your age I had already been fighting for my life for two years and fighting to save the lives of the people around me. So, enjoy your outlandish opinion about how you think you know the world, as I will do the same for mine. Why should you enjoy it? Because people like me and other military members around the world risked their lives and some even gave them, to protect it so you could.
I find this feeble excuse for attention by the photo poster to be disrespectful for all military members that have gone through the struggle. You: you think anything you say is right. Which is fine. At your age, everyone does, so be as head strong as you like.