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Viñar, M.N. (2005). Folter als Trauma: Das wüste Land der Seele, wenn die Sprache verstummt. Jahrb. Psychoanal., 50:97-128.

(2005). Jahrbuch der Psychoanalyse, 50:97-128

Folter als Trauma: Das wüste Land der Seele, wenn die Sprache verstummt

Marcelo N. Viñar

As I write, highly civilised human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me. They do not feel any enmity against me as an individual, nor I against them. They are »only doing their duty«, as the saying goes. Most of them, I have no doubt, are kindhearted law-abiding men who would never dream of committing murder in private life. On the other hand, if one of them succeeds in blowing me to pieces with a well-placed bomb, he will never sleep any the worse for it. He is serving his country, which has the power to absolve him from evil. George Orwell, England your England, 1941 (Zit.

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