not sure anyone is interested in this or not, but i stumbled across a multi-episode documentary from canada on the inquisition. it's kinda low budget, but still interesting.
the first episode is a little slow, but episode 2 and 3 are good.
it really gets me pissed off at points... torturing and killing people for nothing.
and occasionally there is a catholic priest who makes some comment like "well, we have to take these things in context of the society at that… Continue
Added by markystar on August 17, 2010 at 7:05am —
This morning I came across a profoundly disturbing report about one
school for disabled and/or disturbed children with severe behavior problems – sometimes self-mutilating, often seriously difficult to… Continue
I tend to get a lot of e-mails from angry fundamentalist Christians. There is a particular type of e-mail that I get often. This type is usually short and usually informs me that the Christian will enjoy watching me being tortured or burning in Hell for all eternity.
A&E's History's Most Evil Men looks at Tomás de Torquemada, Grand Inquisitor of the Spanish Inquisition.
Oscar Brand and his Young Friends * Hallowe'en, Hallowe'en
Bob Rosengarden and Phil Kraus * Satan Takes a Holiday
Wade Denning & Kaye Lande * The Pumpkin Tells
Robert Cobert * The… Continue
Three weeks after saying he would release the pictures, President Obama is moving to prevent the press from obtaining the pictures of the confirmed acts of torture. The courts have already ruled that any “secrecy” considerations are insufficient to overrule the first amendment right to free press. Obama, ignoring the court and taking a play, from the Bush Administration’s playbook, said today he would try to block the release of the… Continue