Why the guillotine was the first "egalitarian" execution tool [Daily Explainer]
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Why the guillotine was the first "egalitarian" execution tool [Daily Explainer]

Paris : France | Aug 09, 2012 at 10:47 AM PDT
Source: io9
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You've probably seen the guillotine in historical epics and Dickens adaptations. But were you aware that it struck a blow for egalitarianism in more than one way? The French believed the guillotine's angled blade was both a scientific and social innovation. FULL ARTICLE AT io9
 
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