Once, on Facebook I wrote:
This work reveals something terrible about humanity. It shows how fast a person can hurt you under favorable circumstances. It shows how easy it is to dehumanize a person who does not fight, who does not defend himself. It shows that if he provides the stage, the majority of “normal” people, apparently can become truly violent.
I’d like to dream we’d hug her. We’d praise her. We’d ask if she was comfortable. We’ll do that if she’s like us enough.
Otherwise…Lord of the Flies.