"Because you can be sure, my dear Crito, that misuse of words is not only troublesome in itself, but actually has a bad effect on the soul." Phaedo

Untitled Rapture

This is, for me, one of those situations I cannot simply click ‘Like’ to show my, for the lack of a better term, appreciation of this photography. These images are physically impacting and spiritually astounding and I give credit to this photographers courage and talented eye. But while the photography is gripping and timeless, the topic is so devastating these women deserve more justice then the tiny bow in simply clicking ‘Like.’ Dare I say, with deepest respect, that each image shows a beauty that reaches my heart more profoundly then anything else I have ever observed.  According to Socrates, beauty is the recognition of truth, and of these women I see a rapture, that all those men are jealous of.  It is a truth that only women know and the men’s violence give evidence of their jealousies. These men know, that women know, something men will never know, so long as they continue act in violence. And I believe these women know, like Christ knew, that men such as these, do more harm to themselves than they could ever do to another human being.

Photographer Arka Dutta is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his project ‘Eve Was Framed‘. To see Arka’s projects and photographs click on any image. In my country, India, I have seen religious notions that have often ingrained a sense of powerlessness in the […]

via Faith In India & The Women’s Role From Childhood To Death — Edge of Humanity Magazine

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