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valerief Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-30-07 11:20 AM
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20. I'm waiting for the media to start calling torture "extreme S&M" to make it more palatable
to the viewing public. You know, like extreme sports only naughty.
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  -Dem. Now!: ...How Two Psychologists Shaped the CIA's Torture Methods babylonsister  Jul-30-07 09:25 AM   #0 
  - The APA 's stance on this has been downright shameful.  sfexpat2000   Jul-30-07 09:28 AM   #1 
  - I might have/think I did. It was several weeks, or months ago? I do  babylonsister   Jul-30-07 09:32 AM   #3 
  - It was a while ago -- early June maybe?  sfexpat2000   Jul-30-07 09:35 AM   #4 
  - You did post on it.  Solly Mack   Jul-30-07 10:27 AM   #18 
     - ...  babylonsister   Jul-30-07 10:50 AM   #19 
        - Here's the link :)  Solly Mack   Jul-30-07 11:39 AM   #21 
           - Solly, nice job of digging-thanks! nt  babylonsister   Jul-30-07 12:18 PM   #25 
  - What was it, 6 of the 9 on the board were involved with the torture...  Junkdrawer   Jul-30-07 09:38 AM   #6 
  - Something like that. The panel was stacked. n/t  sfexpat2000   Jul-30-07 09:40 AM   #7 
  - You've GOT to be kidding me?  mzmolly   Jul-30-07 11:46 AM   #22 
  - "Downright shameful" indeed.  Jackpine Radical   Jul-30-07 09:45 AM   #8 
  - ...  Solly Mack   Jul-30-07 09:30 AM   #2 
  - Where does that term come from, Solly? n/t  sfexpat2000   Jul-30-07 09:36 AM   #5 
     - Alexis de Tocqueville , I believe  Solly Mack   Jul-30-07 09:49 AM   #9 
        - yes, when Alexis travelled to America he commented on how the citizens  rodeodance   Jul-30-07 09:53 AM   #11 
        - arrogance is often a flaw  Solly Mack   Jul-30-07 10:04 AM   #13 
        - Thank you.  sfexpat2000   Jul-30-07 09:53 AM   #12 
           - You're welcome, sfexpat2000  Solly Mack   Jul-30-07 10:06 AM   #14 
              - Since I studied English lit, not American, the material I'm familiar  sfexpat2000   Jul-30-07 10:10 AM   #15 
                 - It's not a new concept - exceptionalism...we're better than them  Solly Mack   Jul-30-07 10:18 AM   #16 
                    - Most cultures seem to have this notion. I recall one  sfexpat2000   Jul-30-07 10:22 AM   #17 
  - The 'psy' disciplines are very generous with their language.  rodeodance   Jul-30-07 09:49 AM   #10 
  - I'm waiting for the media to start calling torture "extreme S&M" to make it more palatable  valerief   Jul-30-07 11:20 AM   #20 
  - Unbelievable,  mzmolly   Jul-30-07 11:48 AM   #23 
  - Just like the Nazis...  truth2power   Jul-30-07 12:01 PM   #24 
  - American Psychiatric Association-No psychiatrist participation in interrogation!!!  autorank   Jul-31-07 12:42 AM   #26 
 

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