Watch: Patty Hearst

Watch: Patty Hearst

The case of publishing heiress, Patty Hearst, is fascinating both legally and psychologically. It raises questions as to where coercive persuasion (or brainwashing) ends and individual culpability begins.

It is a case that continues to divide opinion, and is a thread, when pulled on, that can unravel the whole justice system.

Watch this video to find out more.

Rebecca is a painter, collage artist and writer. Originally from New Zealand, she now lives on a little Island in the Irish Sea. She has a degree in Religious Studies and is passionate about religious history, philosophy and esoteric goings on. Her favourite research topic is peculiar religious figures; those people who, through their devotion and vision of the divine, challenged the religious establishments to which they belonged, sometimes being crushed by those establishments, other times irrevocably changing them. You can contact her and/or find her artwork and other writing on her website

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