I want to suggest the following points in roughly ascending order of importance: (1) Historical associations cheapen themselves when they pretend to speak for a wide membership on public issues not related to the profession they represent. (2) “Torture” is a powerful word that demands clear definition. (3) Human history is filled with difficult and ambiguous situations that do not lend themselves to soundbite moral judgment.He speaks the truth, and some people, predictably, can't or won't handle it.
Monday, January 30, 2006
The Man is Not Amused
Professor Alonzo Hamby thinks the responses to his last post missed the point. He clarifies:
Posted by Tom at 12:46 PM