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Mans Inhumanity to Man Throughout history the inhumane acts committed by men towards each other have shaped society and defined periods of time Mans inhumanity to man that is definition has played a large role in the lives of billions of people who have inhabited the Earth over time Events such as gladiator fights crucifixions medieval torture sessions lynchings wars genocides and mass murders have left such a mark on humanity that they will never be forgotten This is partly due to the works of literature and media that have chronicled these atrocious events and is also due to the fictional works that have been based on actual events or even those that simply capture the essence of what drives men to act so cruel towards each other Mans capability to be so devoid of humanity towards each other is obvious in Bible chap-verse Biblical account of Jesus crucifixion a photo from the Vietnamese War the short story The Hole That Will Not Stay Filled by Kathryn Wyndham the novel Misery by Stephen King and the movie Schindlers List directed by Steven Spielberg The mastermind of inhumane acts especially their state of mind can be portrayed in a variety of ways which may or may not affect the degree of inhumanity involved The majority of masterminds hare portrayed as sane and rational but this does not mean that the acts committed are more or less humane because of their state of mind In the story of Jesus crucifixion soldiers followed order but enjoyed what they were doing indicating sanity In the Vietnam War photo soldiers were again carrying out orders to bomb innocent children orders that were given by a rational and sane commander Sane members of a community lynch one of their own in The Hole That Will Not Stay Filled while an insane woman tortures a crippled man in a variety of cruel ways in Misery In Schindlers List which
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