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Message 633259 - Posted: 4 Sep 2007, 7:19:30 UTC

A Short History of Psychological Terror
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Message 633288 - Posted: 4 Sep 2007, 9:18:45 UTC
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Images for those unfamiliar with the Abu Grab incident:

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Abu Ghraib Google image search.


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Message 633291 - Posted: 4 Sep 2007, 9:26:11 UTC - in response to Message 633288.  
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Images for those unfamiliar with the Abu Grab incident:

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Abu Grab Google image search.


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You find even more when you use the name spelled correctly: Abu Ghraib


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Message 633292 - Posted: 4 Sep 2007, 9:28:18 UTC - in response to Message 633291.  
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Images for those unfamiliar with the Abu Grab incident:

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Abu Grab Google image search.


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You find even more when you use the name spelled correctly: Abu Ghraib


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I started typing into google tool bar and let it complete the words for me. A rare google failure mixed with my frequent errors.

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Message 637192 - Posted: 9 Sep 2007, 14:53:16 UTC

Personally it worries me that Guantánamo exists and that, even if the US calls itself a constitutional state, keeping people locked up for years without trial is possible by "bending" the law. Even though it soulds like a good thing, the step towards the average guy living in a dictatorship is IMHO not as large as you'd guess. It's all about bending the law, suddenly YOU can't speak up freely anymore. Suddenly YOU are tortured in a questioning, to reveal your (nonexistant) accomplices just because your neighbor does not like you or you have stepped on someones toes with some influence or you are simply at the wrong time at the wrong place or post your thoughts in a forum.

I just wonder how this will end - fear is a good way to keep people under control.
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Message 637227 - Posted: 9 Sep 2007, 15:28:00 UTC
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Wow, very interesting video(after the boring foreword)
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Message 638477 - Posted: 10 Sep 2007, 23:21:35 UTC

Thanks for watching MAC!
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Message 638582 - Posted: 11 Sep 2007, 2:13:03 UTC - in response to Message 637192.  

I just wonder how this will end - fear is a good way to keep people under control.

If I stop posting, I'm probobly at Guantánamo... ;)
It may not be 1984 but George Orwell sure did see the future . . .
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