Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
The parallels are indeed interesting. It is always mind boggling how much pain we humans have inflicted on each other - institutionalized in so many ways from prisons to inquisitions.

As the poet says, pain is human but we are not human only to be in pain...

Orthodoxy is not a religion.

by BalkanIdentity (balkanid _ at _ google.com) on Wed Jan 2nd, 2013 at 06:25:25 AM EST
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