Blowing from a gun. One of the most sadistic executions in history.

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Human beings have shown throughout history to posses an intrinsic evil, or at least, a dark side that from time to time makes itself known. Thomas Hobbes believed that human beings were evil by nature, while Jean-Jacques Rousseau believed that deep down, every single human is good and empathetic. The truth is that, if Rousseau had seen at least a little of what human beings…



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