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    • Kevin
    • 16.03.10 | 17:48 (IST)

    The article says Faustina is now 11 years old, and these photos were done when she was a newborn, so I think this body of work pre-dates the baby suicide bomber picture, no? These photos are provocative - I'm sure most of these evil people, when infants, probably looked like any other babies. So, are some people born evil (nature)? Is evil the result of childhood environment (nurture)? Is evil a choice we make? Is evil a form of mental illness, in that many people we call evil saw themselves as doing great good? But even if we accept that some (if not all) of these men were highly delusional, none of them acted alone ? the atrocities they committed required the cooperation (willing or otherwise) of hundreds of thousands of people. I wonder how Faustina feels about having posed for these photos, since at the time she was far too young to have offered consent.

    from the article: IN PICTURES / Danish artist dresses her baby as Hitler, exploring the meaning of evil
    First published 16:12 16.03.10 | Last updated 21:23 16.03.10
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