First posted September 17, 2016.
I include the willful hurting of people who are gravely ill
and unable to care for themselves.
Soul Murder is always an abuse of power.
It’s all too easy to imagine that the Third Reich was a bizarre aberration, a kind of mass insanity instigated by a small group of deranged ideologues who conspired to seize political power and bend a nation to their will. Alternatively, it’s tempting to imagine that the Germans were (or are) a uniquely cruel and bloodthirsty people. But these diagnoses are dangerously wrong. What’s most disturbing about the Nazi phenomenon is not that the Nazis were madmen or monsters. It’s that they were ordinary human beings. Less Than Human, The Psychology of Cruelty
I took a walk to my dentist last Thursday.
My dentist is on Powell and Sutter Street.
My Walk to the dentist along Market Street takes about
Below is 62 seconds of that walk,.
5 chance encounters with people whose public suffering is palpable
I’ve arranged these short videos in order in which they were made.
62 seconds of random soul murders in one short walk in San Francisco.
Forty years of tax cuts and privatized medical greed.
We know what we have to do…
but we choose instead to dehumanize
and scapegoat the victims.
I’m not a wealthy man.
I don’t travel by limo and plane.
When people have no where to
piss but the street
I have to smell it.
I’m not a wealthy man, I can’t
shit where I eat and jet to the
illusion of a cleaner place at
All Content (c) Rob Goldstein 2016