Henry Darger had a difficult childhood that influenced his views on good and evil. The first clip associated with the In the Realms of the Unreal: Good and Evil lesson plan shows Darger's move from the Mission of Our Lady of Mercy to the Lincoln Asylum for Feeble-Minded Children. Students should examine ideas surrounding good and evil, and recognize that there are often complexities in life that make choices more challenging.
Reclusive janitor by day, visionary artist by night, outsider artist Henry Darger moved through life virtually unnoticed. But after his death, a staggering 15,000-page novel and hundreds of illustrations was discovered in his apartment.
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.
A group of Syrian women explain that the biggest challenges for women in the Muslim world stem not from conservative religious behaviors but from the cultural norms advocated by conservative male clerics.