“Sympathy for the Devil” / Memorable Fancies #1662

[“No doubt we here may sympathize with the torturer, and so get pleasure.” – F.H. Bradley] Our pleasure is that someone else is being tortured, not us; but our unhappiness is that someone else is doing the torturing, not us.   … [Read more...]

“Remorse” / Memorable Fancies #1009

[“Dart a very fine glance into the eye of the torturer. He will be left with eternal remorse, without even remembering it.” – Jean Baudrillard] That’s a pleasant consolation for you as he cleans, and again uses, the delicate instruments of his trade. <END> THE PITCH If you liked this post, please FOLLOW or tell your friends and share a comment here or on other social websites. For an author profile, list of publications, other information, and a contact form, see … [Read more...]