The Guillotine Was Invented For Mercy, Not Mass Murder

Execution of Marie Antoinette (Public domain)

The guillotine is one of the most recognizable execution devices in the world. The iconic appearance of the fearsome curved blade ranks up there with the gallows and the cross as the more prominent images of human execution. The guillotine dominated a gruesome part of…

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