> Todd Mason said:
> > It is interesting that the notion of torture and worse happening to
> > adults, including innocent adults and sometimes helpless ones, might
> > be an almost necessary component of some of what we regularly discuss >
> but the notion of the same things happening to kids can turn
> > people right around.
I plead guilty to that -- unapologetically, I'm afraid. It's just the way
my mind's been wired since the arrival ten years ago of my two daughters.
> This Michael Connelly essay, originally published in the Washington Post,
> on this subject and may be of interest to some:
Thanks for posting that -- very insightful (at least, as it pertains to me),
and touching. Connelly, of course, says it much better than I ever could:
"A father would not have written it. It cut too close to the bone. It conjured images that I now know a father would not want to allow in his mind
. . ."
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