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Offline ozgeorge

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The Wounded Torturer
« on: June 19, 2007, 12:01:47 PM »
Interesting article by Frederica Mathews-Green:
For anyone interested in reading further on the subject, I'd recommend Fr. Roman Braga's book,  "Exploring the Inner Universe".
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Re: The Wounded Torturer
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2007, 01:25:22 PM »
Great article. Being from the former USSR, I know very well about the phenomenon of "wounded torturers." I used to know older people who had participated in repressions of the 1930-s- 1950's and showed very clear signs of deeply wounded psyche.
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Re: The Wounded Torturer
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2007, 11:39:44 PM »
Thanks Ozgeorge, for bringing this to our attention.  :)
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