Democracy Now shows an article on and interviews with Galeano. He fled military dictatorships because he didn't want to be in a jail ," to lay in a cemetery... as death is very boring" . He wrote of "our possible greatness, our possible beauty" and to remind us of the exploitation that has been done to us. "Torture is not to get information, it is to spread fear. Freedom and Slavery are intimately connected. Wars and invasions and coups are done in the name of democracy against democracy." He loved the playfulness of soccer, of language, of people, of stories.