knew most of the specific info in this already but fuck dude. i went through similar shit as the victims speaking here when i was rly young. how the fuck do you deal w/ this lol. shit
cld have been more sociological but it's nice enough for what it is, just an attempt to connect w/ these guys (EDIT: + one transfem) who have relatively little going for them in their lives. didn't go deep enough or anything, and i was slightly disappointed in that it didn't explore the subculture in more detail, but hey
i dunno. as for the sociological aspect it's rly good at portraying "another face of the world". the intended thesis is kinda…
As someone who's been literally tortured, this gets the whole "this is absolutely incomprehensible, filthy, and just sad and upsetting" aspect of torture down really well. Living, breathing, dreaming, speaking beings reduced to meat. Blood and shit and pus.
The old man says, "I just can't take no pleasure in killing. There's just some things you gotta do. Don't mean you have to like it." There's really no better way of putting the societal attitude toward torture of various kinds.…