Thursday, June 26, 2014

San Gimignano

Who could imagine? A town with not one but two torture museums. 

It's possible to wander around superficially, declining to engage with the reality of what you're seeing. But let the slightest degree of empathy manifest itself, and the conclusion is unavoidable: being on the receiving end of this stuff would be unimaginable agony. 

"Show the prisoner the instruments of torture."