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WHY PUBLIC BEHEADINGS GET MILLIONS OF VIEWS | FRANCES LARSON | TED TALKS

In a disturbing — but fascinating — walk through history, Frances Larson examines humanity's strange relationship with public executions … and specifically beheadings. As she shows us, they have always drawn a crowd, first in the public square and now on YouTube. What makes them horrific and compelling in equal measure?

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