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Don't buy the snarky "if it was so effective why did they do it 183 times".  It is good for snark to illustrate the real problem, but I don't want people to get lost in "it's not effective".  It's very effective for the actually purpose of totally eliminating a persons willpower and personality.

...Which implies to my mind that it was never really about gaining information.

This is a totally new perspective for me. I hope you post the follow-up diaries as well.

The fact is that what we're experiencing right now is a top-down disaster. -Paul Krugman

by dvx (dvx.clt št gmail dotcom) on Wed May 6th, 2009 at 04:28:45 PM EST

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