City of God - Part 4 Summary & Analysis

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Pem talks to the Bishop’s examiners about the concept of a scapegoat and goes on to say the history of Christian doctrine is the history of power. After sewing a uniform for the head S.S. officer in Kovno, Srebnitsky cuts apart the uniform while the officer is wearing it. Srebnitsky is arrested and Yehoshua runs to the council. He later questions his identity as he is no longer the son of his parents but someone who would run away and hide while an old man is arrested. Srebnitsky is hung in the middle of the ghetto as an example to all other Jews who would consider attacking a German officer. Everett ends this narrative with a dangerous and sinister description of the dismantling of the earth and an ironic conclusion that the planet is at least livable. He then jumps back into his film...

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