First of all…there’s a spelling issue we have to put to rest immediately. Many of us like to spell judgement with an “e” in the middle of it. By tradition there is no “e,” the word is spelled judgment. Having said that, there is a new “permission” being given by some editors to spell it […]
JUDGMENTAL: of or denoting an attitude in which personal assessments about other people’s conduct are made
Torture: the act of inflicting excruciating pain, as punishment or revenge, as a means of getting a confession or information, or for sheer cruelty.
This is certainly not the only place you will be reading about torture today. With the Senate report of the events undertaken by the CIA since 9/11/01, the news media has been overwhelming with articles and commentary. The people of this nation are either horrified by what they are reading and hearing or rushing to […]
The media has been full of stories relating to rape recently. It’s not clear to me whether the incidents are more frequent or if it’s just another symptom of the media age in which we live. Social media inspires disclosure of issues that might have been handled more discreetly in ages past. But whatever the […]