Aidan McCullen

Oct 14, 2021

3 min read

Lingchi Innovation: Death by Fractal No

Lingchi (traditional Chinese: 凌遲), translates as the slow process, the lingering death, or slow slicing. It is also known as death by a thousand cuts. Lingchi was a form of torture and execution used in China from roughly 900 until it was banned in 1905. It was also used in Vietnam and Korea. In this form of execution, a knife was used to methodically remove portions of the body over an extended period of time…