The face of evil, 2012

While browsing Reddit, I came across this well done photoshopped picture of what Hitler would look like as a contemporary male:

 I found it striking how much I, and I imagine others, have been socialized to see the left as the personification of evil while the right is normal.  Naturally, people looking at him in the 1920s did not see the same thing we see today.

Of course, we now have this handy chart to know how trustworthy people are based on their facial hair and tells us the right hand picture above is entirely trustworthy.

Via Reddit.

Michael A. Allen

About Michael A. Allen

Michael is an Assistant Professor in Political Science at Boise State University with a focus in International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Methodology (quantitative and formal). His work includes issues related to military basing abroad, asymmetric relations, cooperation, and conflict. He received his Ph.D from Binghamton University in 2011.

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