The Asian golden or Holy Cross tortoise beetle is so named because when viewed from above or below it looks like it has been crucified. Like all tortoise beetles it can pull its cuticle down on to the surface of the leaf to seal itself off from any unwanted attention from predators such as ants.
Portrait of a young Norwegian girl, late Why do her eyes look so dead, and her body language is very protective and defensive ? Just an observation after looking at this photo. She's not a poor girl either. She is a very hurt girl.
Viktor Frankl, A Man's Search for Meaning. This book explains how suffering can have meaning. Similarly, Jesus suffered on the cross for the forgiveness of sins. In this book, the main character experiences the horrific events of the Holocaust.
Photographs: From the book Iconographie Photographique De La Salpêtrière sourced from Wikipedia Commons and The Waring Historical Library online exhibit Dr. John-Martin Charcot and the Theater of Medicine.