“The Art of Pain” / Memorable Fancies #1556

“This is our art,” he said. “In our country, we inflict pain in ever more subtle and inventive ways; we’ve learned to appreciate it, even enjoy it.” I asked him to stop hurting me. He said, “No, this hurts me more than it hurts you – and I’m enjoying every minute of it!”  [Book ad: The year’s hottest new TV series is a reenactment of a famous murder trial ... but was there more involved than murder? A plot to take over the U.S. government? Read Try Try Again.] … [Read more...]