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'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot

Tuesday 26 October 2004

Where words mean just what the powerful say they mean ...

... for example, when the current US Administration talks about its 'adherence' (or not, as the case may be) to the Geneva Conventions. This time the sliding values attributed to certain words are being applied to, possibly, prisoners taken in the Iraqi conflict. Despite what has repeatedly been said before.

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