PERCEPTIONS: Facing History – Infinite Regression

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And They Were Like Wild Beasts                        Is This What You Were Born For

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Bury Them and Be Silent                                        It Will Be the Same

Francisco Goya y Lucientes, The Disasters of War. 1810-20. Published posthumously 1863.

Goya’s series of 85 etchings based on the Napoleonic invasion of Spain, speaks universally of the sheer senselessness of war, violence, violation, brutality, misery, devastation, and abandonment of humanity and moral values.

Do look at some of the others here and here.

Thanks to Heidi Katz & Carl Chiarenza for the suggestion.

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