Hektoen International

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Tag: Luisa Alanis Saenz

  • I’m not a good man or a bad man, I just follow orders

    Luisa Alanís SáenzMexico City, Mexico “Shoot, they told me. I obeyed.I’ve always been obedient. By obedienceI conquered my high rank…I’m not a good man or a bad manI just follow orders”1– José Emilio Pacheco (my translation) In 1942, a man designed efficient plans to transport hundreds of thousands of people. Never meeting them, Adolf Eichmann…