Category Archives: Civilization

The Body

  It was while studying Gender Identity Disorder [GID] that I came across in a psychology book the concept of the human body as an expression of a culture.  My Christian upbringing had taught me in my childhood that the … Continue reading

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Peak of Discontent

  Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate … Continue reading

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Torture in a Civilized World

  Watching the atrocities of the police in the movies, I used to think that such things happened only in movies.  The latest issue of The Week [July 12, 2009] features as its cover story the tortures employed by the … Continue reading

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