Henry Darger had a difficult childhood that influenced his views on good and evil. The second clip associated with the In the Realms of the Unreal: Good and Evil lesson plan demonstrate Darger's faith in Christianity and in the bravery of little girls. These are Darger's forces of "good" who do battle against the forces of "evil." Students should consider what may have motivated Darger to devote so many years of writing and art-making to the subject of good and evil.
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.