questions for…Werner Herzog

In Grizzly Man you say, "I believe the common denominator of the universe is not harmony but chaos, hostility and murder." 

I suspect you don’t sincerely believe this, since in an interview,
you laugh right after referencing the line.  I suspect you take this
extreme position in order to highlight its opposite, the current
tendency to sanitize nature and take the purposeless
fury out of it.  I agree there is chaos, hostility and murder, but do
you really believe that trinity makes up the common denominator of the

And while I’m at it…what can you say about the role of the camera in the life and death of Timothy Treadwell?  I keep coming back to the fact that there was – in those last furious minutes – intent and time enough to turn on the camera.  Did his relationship with the camera and filming interfere with his capacity to see that Bear 141 was approaching intent on his destruction? Grizzlyman12_1


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