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Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-10-26 08:21||
#5 Love it, Thing!
Why ARE we fed so much guilt, B?
Posted by Skidmark 2012-10-26 09:10||
#6 Guilt is a very powerful tool and motivator Skid. It transcends generations and eventually becomes accepted without thought or question:
THE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSIONThe TRC in Context
In July 1995, the Promotion of National Unity And Reconciliation Act, which gave birth to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), was passed by the South African parliament. The idea is, of course, not original to South Africa -- it has been tried elsewhere with modifications -- especially in Latin America. Whereas similar transition processes elsewhere have tended to opt either for "blanket amnesty" or for "Nuremberg trials," the South African TRC attempts to find a delicate balance between the two approaches. On the one hand, the plan aims to grant amnesty "at a price" -- the price being the requirement for those applying for amnesty to make a "full disclosure of all the relevant facts" regarding their activities. On the other hand, through its processes of public and private "hearings," the TRC hopes to give the victims of "gross human rights violations" a chance to tell their story, not only to the TRC but also to the nation as a whole, with some prospect of possible reparations.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-26 09:26||
#7 Me? Guilty? What'd I do?
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-10-26 11:39||
#8 Peggy is right up there with O'Reilly sniffing Obama's butt. I am up to the teeth with them both.
Posted by Sgt. D.T. 2012-10-26 22:55||